WW2 War Diary for Saturday, September 16, 1944:
Guderian counter-attacks near Gulf of Riga with troops brought from far south of the Front, spearheaded by scratch Panzers divisions of Colonel-General Stachwitz. Contact re-established between Army Groups Center and North by September 26.
Pacific: Japanese carrier Unyo sunk by US submarine Barb, in South China Sea.
Holland: Hendrick Colijn, ex-Prime Minister of Holland, dies in German custody; aged 75.
Denmark: General strike (until September 21).