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Today in World War II History—Feb. 8, 1944

Soviet artillerymen firing at German fortifications, Nikopol, Jan 1944 (Photo: mil.ru Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation)

Soviet artillerymen firing at German fortifications, Nikopol, Jan 1944 (Photo: mil.ru Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 8, 1944: In counterattack at Anzio, Italy, Germans retake Carroceto and secure Buonriposo Ridge.

Soviets take important manganese center of Nikopol in Ukraine.

One response to “Today in World War II History—Feb. 8, 1944”

  1. Ed Glass says:

    We really enjoy reading your post. Mom at 90 especially likes it. My Dad was in a hospital in England before and during D-DAY. He had to lay there in traction and couldn’t move while the Germans dropped bombs all around. Dad and Mom married in 1945. He passed away 10 years ago. Thanks again.
    Ed Glass
    2095 Gumtree Rd
    Forest, VA
    24551

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