War Diary September 30, 1944

German long range artillery gun at Calais

A German long range artillery gun at Calais, where the Channel is very narrow.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, September 30, 1944:

Air War

Europe: Renewed RAF onslaught on Rhineland marshalling yards.

Home Fronts

Britain: Great celebra­tions in Dover, following news that all German cross-Channel guns have been captured.

Sea War

Merchant shipping losses in September 1944: 6 Allied ships with 37,698 tons in Atlantic, 2 Allied ships with 7,107 tons elsewhere.
120 Japanese ships with 419,112 tons in Pacific.
14 U-boats sunk in the Atlantic, Arctic or Baltic (worldwide total of 24 losses), 19 new U-boats operational, 426 U-boats of all types total in service.

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