10 Jan 1944
  • Count Ciano and 17 of the other Fascist ministers were found guilty and sentenced to death. ww2dbase [Galeazzo Ciano | TH]
  • Deported Libyan Jews (most were from Bengazi) arrived at the Fossoli di Carpi transit camp in Italy. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Department 7 of the Department for Public Security of the Hungarian Interior Ministry ordered foreigners to be held at the border. This order was given in light of the recent partisan victories in Croatia that caused large number of civilians to flee into neighboring Hungary. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The last of the Jewish patients in Berlin psychiatric clinics were assembled for deportation to the east. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • A transport of 259 Jews from Stutthof Concentration Camp departed for Auschwitz Concentration Camp. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | CPC]
  • The US coastal minesweeper YMS-127 was grounded on the beach of Tanaga Island, Aleutian Islands in heavy weather. Salvaged by the US Coast Guard YMS-127, she could not be economically repaired and was written off in Sep 1944. ww2dbase [AC]
British Western Pacific Territories Caroline Islands
  • Yamato departed Truk, Caroline Islands for Kure, Japan with three destroyers (Michishio, Asagumo, and Fujinami) in escort. ww2dbase [Yamato | Truk | CPC]
  • Repair ship Akashi completed the repair work for battleship Yamato and began repairing light cruiser Agano and tanker Hoyo Maru at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Akashi | Truk | CPC]
France Germany Hawaii Italy Pacific Ocean
  • After tracking two large tankers for six days, Gato-class submarine USS Silversides broke off the convoy as the ships approached Truk. With no torpedoes remaining, Silversides made for Midway to end her patrol. ww2dbase [Silversides | DS]
United Kingdom
  • Radio Inconnue, a black radio station operated by the propaganda section (S01) of SOE, ceased broadcasting from Britain. ww2dbase [Special Operations Executive | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 10 Jan 1944
The senior staff of the 7th Marines on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Jan 10 1944. Chesty Puller is the second from the left.Major Victor H Streit, USMC, Operations Officer, 7th Marines planning combat operations on Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Jan 10 1944.

10 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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