2 Feb 1944
  • Luzk and Rovno, Ukraine were captured by the Soviet 1st Ukrainian Front. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Stalin allowed USAAF aircraft to use Russian bases. ww2dbase [Joseph Stalin | TH]
  • Light carrier Hosho was assigned to the Combined Fleet as a training carrier. ww2dbase [Hosho | CPC]
Australia
  • Edmund Herring was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia. ww2dbase [Edmund Herring | Victoria | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Ralph Christie disembarked submarine USS Bowfin at Exmouth Gulf after observing the second half of the boat's third war patrol. ww2dbase [Bowfin | Exmouth Gulf | DS]
Hawaii Italy Poland United States
  • USS Tunny completed her repairs at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Tunny | San Francisco, California | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Feb 1944
Battleship WashingtonBattleship WashingtonBattleship WashingtonUS Marine Private First Class N. E. Carling posing beside M4 Sherman tank
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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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