July 21, 1944 (Friday)

US Marines on the beach of Guam.

US Marines on the beach of Guam.

Sea War Pacific
AMERICANS LAND ON GUAM (Mariana Islands).

Home Front Germany
Himmler appointed commander of Home Army; Guderian, COGS.
Von Stülpnagel, anti-Nazi commander in Paris, commits suicide.

Home Front Russia
Moscow-based Union of Polish Patriots renamed Polish Committee of National Liberation (officially recognized as the ‘legitimate’ Polish Government, August 15).


 

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