10 Jan 1944
  • Count Ciano and 17 of the other Fascist ministers were found guilty and sentenced to death. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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 [Main Article | 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]
Caroline Islands
  • Yamato departed Truk, Caroline Islands for Kure, Japan with three destroyers (Michishio, Asagumo, and Fujinami) in escort. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | 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 [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • French police arrested 228 Jews in and near Bordeaux and rounded them up at the Bordeaux synagogue. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • 20 RAF Mosquito aircraft attacked Berlin, Solingen, Koblenz, and Krefeld in Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Part of CASU-34 departed. Part of Air Group 6 departed. Part of Air Group 12 departed. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • In Italy the British X Corps crossed the Garigliano River. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
United States
  • USS Wasp departed Boston, Massachusetts, United States for Hampton Roads off Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
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
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