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Today in World War II History—July 27, 1944

Map showing the Allied breakthrough at Saint-Lô, France, 25-31 July 1944 (US Military Academy)

Map showing the Allied breakthrough at Saint-Lô, France, 25-31 July 1944 (US Military Academy)

Gloster Meteor over England (Imperial War Museum)

Gloster Meteor over England (Imperial War Museum)

75 Years Ago—July 27, 1944: In Operation Cobra in Normandy, US First Army breaks through German defenses south of Saint-Lô.

First operational use of RAF Gloster Meteor jet fighters, which will down 14 V-1 buzz bombs by the end of the war.

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