Diary February 1, 1944

US Marines on Eniwetok

US Marines on Eniwetok, Marshall Islands.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, February 1, 1944:

Sea War

Pacific: AMERICANS LAND ON MARSHALL ISLANDS. 4th US Marines and 7th Infantry Division are landing on Majuro Atoll (January 30), Kwajalein Atoll (February 1 and 2) and Eniwetok Island (February 19 and 22).

Occupied Territories

Poland: Underground forces assassinate Gestapo Chief Kutschera.

Home Fronts

USA: Death of Piet Mondrian, Dutch painter; aged 71.

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