Northern Sector: SIEGE OF LENINGRAD ENDS after 872 days.
Germany: Most concentrated night raid of the war on Berlin. 481 RAF bombers drop over 1,500 t bombs on target at rate of 75 per minute.
Mediterranean: Mediterranean Allied Air Forces established.
France: 39 aero engines destroyed in Resistance raid on Bronzavia plant, Lyons.
|Civilian Dead||Military Dead|
|Russian||c.1,200,000 – 1,300,000||c.100,000 – 200,000|