Diary January 12, 1944

Men of a North African unit of Juin's French corps

Men of a North African unit of Juin’s French corps move up to the front. They are the most effective mountain fighters in the Allied armies in Italy.

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, January 12, 1944:

Mediterranean

Italy: General Juin’s French Expeditionary Corps captures important German strong-points near Monte Santa Croce, north of Cassino (January 12-14). 5th US Army captures Cervara.

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: Sarny rail junction (East Poland) captured by Russians.

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