August 13, 1944 (Sunday)

destroyed Jagdpanther

American Soldiers inspect a destroyed Jagdpanther. From this tank destroyer less than 400 were built and only about a dozen were in use in Normandy, but the flat silhouette with the highly efficient 88-mm gun made it to be a fearsome opponent.

WESTERN FRONT
Americans reach Argentan.

AIR WAR
Europe: 1,000 Allied heavy bombers attack roads leading to river Seine, from Paris to the sea. Heavy raids on railway bridges in South France.


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