7 Jan 1944 Australian New Guinea
  • US Navy and US Marine Corps aircraft attacked a Japanese radar site at Cape Saint George, New Ireland. 3 F6F and 4 SBD aircraft were lost on this mission. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Hawaii
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Planes of Air Group 12 on board. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
Japan Pacific Ocean
  • USS Puffer sank a Japanese trawler in the South China Sea with her deck gun. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone United States
  • Dwight Eisenhower departed Washington DC, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 7 Jan 1944
Erwin Rommel visiting bunkers on the French coast, 7 Jan 1944

7 Jan 1944 Interactive Map

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




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