13 Apr 1944
  • British Chindit units attacked the village of Sepein near Mawlu in Burma. ww2dbase [Operation Thursday | CPC]
France Germany Hawaii
  • Martial law was lifted in the US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Italian motor torpedo boats claimed the sinking of an Allied corvette off Anzio, Italy; this sinking was not confirmed. ww2dbase [Battle of Anzio | Anzio, Lazio | CPC]
Marshall Islands Pacific Ocean
  • USS Harder was spotted by a Japanese aircraft north of the western Caroline Islands, and destroyer Ikazuchi sortied to attack. Harder sank Ikazuchi in return, hitting her with 2 of 4 torpedoes. ww2dbase [Harder | CPC]
  • Red Army units captured Eupatoria (Yevpatoriya), Feodosiya, and Simferol in Russia. Nearby, at Staryi Krym, German troops killed 589 people, about 200 of them children. ww2dbase [Krym | TH]

13 Apr 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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