13 Jan 1944 Australia
  • Submarine USS Tinosa took on extra fuel at Exmouth Gulf, Australia and also drilled on how to land Australian commandos onto Borneo. ww2dbase [Tinosa | Exmouth Gulf | DS]
Caroline Islands
  • Irako supplied food to transport Heian Maru at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Irako | Truk | CPC]
  • Yolande Beekman was captured by German Gestapo agents in France. ww2dbase [Yolande Beekman | CPC]
Germany Italy
  • Allied troops captured the high ground north of Cervaro, Italy. ww2dbase [Advance to the Gustav Line | Cervaro, Lazio | CPC]
  • Commander Junio Valerio Borghese was arrested in connection with the recent mutiny of the "Maestrale" naval infantry battalion of the Italian Navy. ww2dbase [Junio Valerio Borghese | CPC]
Japan Russia
  • The Central Headquarters of the Partisan Movement (TsShPD) in the Soviet Union was disbanded. ww2dbase [Moscow | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 13 Jan 1944
USS Cassin Young in Outer Harbor, San Pedro, California, United States, 13 Jan 1944, photo 1 of 2USS Cassin Young in Outer Harbor, San Pedro, California, United States, 13 Jan 1944, photo 2 of 2USS Coral Sea during an exercise, seen from USS Manila Bay, 13 Jan 1944USS Coral Sea seen from USS Natoma Bay, 13 Jan 1944
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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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