July 21, 1944 (Friday)
Sea War Pacific
AMERICANS LAND ON GUAM
US Marines on the beach of Guam.
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).