Today in World War II History—July 9, 1944
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—July 9, 1944: US secures Saipan in the Mariana Islands.
British Second Army and Canadian II Corps take crucial city of Caen in Normandy.
In Hungary, Prime Minister Miklós Horthy temporarily stops deportation of the Jews, an attempt to curry favor with the Allies in case of the need to negotiate for surrender.