Diary July 4, 1944

Wounded young German soldier in Caen

Wounded young German soldier in Caen, who received the ‘Infantry Storm Badge’.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, July 4, 1944:

Western Front

Normandy: British 2nd Army takes Carpiquet, west of Caen.

Air War

Western Europe: V-1 storage depots in limestone caverns at St Leu d’Osserat, northwest of Paris shattered by 12,000-lb bombs (second heavy raid 3 nights later).

Occupied Territories

France: Resistance destroy petrol stocks at Lievin refinery in Pas de Calais.

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