Diary September 1, 1944
WW2 War Diary for Friday, September 1, 1944:
A British armored division advancing due to the Somme Valley.
Canadians occupy Dieppe, which is abandoned by the Germans. British troops reach Arras; USA soldiers capture Verdun.
Montgomery promoted to Field Marshal.
British 8th Army captures Monte Gridolfo, a bastion of the Gothic Line.