Today in World War II History—Jan. 21, 1944
Monday, January 21, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Jan. 21, 1944: The “Little Blitz” begins (Operation Steinbock), a renewed German air offensive on England: 447 German bombers attack London at night, the largest air raid since July 1942.
In Italy, Allied ships bombard Civitavecchia to deceive Germans about the next day’s landings at Anzio.