Diary February 21, 1944

captured Japanese position

British troops have captured a Japanese position.

WW2 War Diary for Monday, February 21, 1944:

Southeast Asia

Burma: 5th Indian Division clears Japanese from commanding heights in the Arakan.

Politics

Ireland: US note to Eire requests expulsion of Axis diplomats (Irish rejection published March 10).

Home Fronts

Japan: Tojo becomes Chief of Japanese Army General Staff; Admiral Shimada Chief of Navy.

Air War

Germany: 552 RAF bombers attacking Stuttgart and dropping 1,990t of bombs.

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