Today in World War II History—Jan. 27, 1944
Sunday, January 27, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Jan. 27, 1944: Soviets break siege of Leningrad after 872 days and 1.5 million deaths.
Lt. Gen. Omar Bradley succeeds Lt. Gen. George Grunert over US First Army, which is preparing for Operation Overlord (D-day).