Diary September 26, 1944
WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, September 26, 1944:
German paratroopers defending the frontier of East Prussia.
The Central Front stabilizes along line of Rivers Narew and Vistula. Russians have advanced 604 km since June 23 and virtually annihilated 25 divisions of German Army Group Centre.
Britain: German cross-Channel guns carry out furious bombardment of Dover; shell strikes hostel, killing 49.
Europe: 3,500 t. bombs dropped by RAF on Calais and Cap Gris Nez batteries.
Allied salient around Eindhoven widened east of river Maas.
British 8th Army begins crossing river Uso (ancient Rubicon).