25 Dec 1944
  • USS Mingo attacked a Japanese convoy between Singapore and Brunei, Borneo, damaging an escorting gunboat and sinking tanker Manila Maru. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Snook began her eighth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • US 2nd Armored Division, with British help, stopped German 2.Panzer Division just 4 miles from the Meuse River in Belgium. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • The small US and British military missions previously sent to eastern Czechoslovakia to aid the Slovak National Uprising were captured by the Germans. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan Poland
  • Three baby girls were born in the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in occupied Poland. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 25 Dec 1944
Von der Heydte during the Ardennes Offensive, Dec 1944Map showing German gains during first days of the Battle of the Bulge, 16-25 Dec 1944Troops of Company H, 3rd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, US 82nd Airborne Division escorting a captured German SS soldier, Bra, Belgium, 25 Dec 1944Remains of German soldiers who attempted to attack the US 101st Airborne Division command post near Bastogne, Belgium, 25 Dec 1944
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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