15 Jan 1944
  • Prichett was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Soviet forces launched a new offensive near Leningrad, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
Caroline Islands Iceland
  • Allied convoy JW-56A sailed into a storm off the Faroe Islands; it was redirected to Akureyri, Iceland for shelter. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Italy
  • German XIV Panzer Corps abandoned Monte Trocchio, Italy and fell back across the Rapido River; US II Corps would capture Monte Trocchio later in the same day. Meanwhile, General Juin's French troops captured Monte Santa Croce. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH, CPC]
  • Free French Expeditionary Corps reached Castel Sant'Elia, Italy. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]

15 Jan 1944 Interactive Map

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




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