25 Mar 1944
  • USS Pollack sank Japanese Submarine Chaser No. 54 and damaged two freighters in the Nanpo Islands area, Japan; ten torpedoes were expended in this attack. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Gar fired six torpedoes on a Japanese ship; all torpedoes missed. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hitler allowed German 1.Panzerarmee to break out west of Lvov, Ukraine. ww2dbase [TH]
  • US declared Manus, Admiralty Islands secure. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Churchill's recommendations to bomb German V-weapon sites were turned down by Eisenhower, who preferred to place priority on transportation and communications hubs. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The Hungarian Council of Ministers approved several anti-Semitic policies, including a law requiring Jews to wear the yellow Star of David to be effective on 5 Apr 1944. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Dutch East Indies Germany
  • 811 RAF bombers raided Berlin, Germany; 122 aircraft were lost. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
India
  • The 3rd Battalion of the Japanese 60th Regiment attacked Allied positions at Sangshak, India. Meanwhile, Louis Mountbatten requested the Anglo-American Combined Chiefs of Staff for more aircraft to supply Imphal, India, which would be denied. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Landing ship No. 104 was launched. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Whale set sail for East China Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Poland
  • 184 Jews who had been recently arrested from their hiding places in the Hague in the Netherlands arrived at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt arrived at Hyde Park, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 25 Mar 1944
Jewish women being rounded up, Ioannina, Greece, 25 Mar 1944AGP Oyster Bay tending PT boats in Seeadler Harbor, Admiralty Islands, 25 Mar 1944

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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