Today in World War II History—August 4, 1944
Sunday, August 4, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—August 4, 1944: Anne Frank and her family are discovered in hiding in Amsterdam and are arrested.
British Eighth Army occupies southern Florence below the Arno; Germans have destroyed all bridges except the historic Ponte Vecchio.
French Resistance leaders parachute into Brittany to organize the uprising against the Germans.