19 Jun 1918
  • Maggiore Francesco Baracca, the leading Italian fighter ace of the war with 34 kills, was killed by Austrian ground fire over the Piave river in northeastern Italy. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Joseph Stilwell was made the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2, US 4th Corps in Toul Sector of France. ww2dbase [Joseph Stilwell | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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