Find out what all happened April to November 1944

The final page of the comic Krazy Kat was published, exactly two months after its author George Herriman died. (25. June 1944)

World War II: United States Navy and Royal Navy ships bombard Cherbourg to support United States Army units engaged in the Battle of Cherbourg. (25. June 1944)

World War II: The Battle of Tali-Ihantala, the largest battle ever fought in the Nordic Countries, begins. (25. June 1944)

World War II: Operation Queen, the costly Allied thrust to the Rur, is launched. (16. November 1944)

World War II: the Battle of Romania begins with a major Soviet Union offensive. (20. August 1944)

Tuvinian People's Republic or formerly Tannu Tuva is annexed by the U.S.S.R (11. October 1944)

World War II: Germany begins V-1 and V-2 attacks on Antwerp, Belgium. (26. November 1944)

Rudolf Vrba and Alfréd Wetzler escape from the Birkenau death camp. (10. April 1944)

Continuation war: the Soviet Union demands an unconditional surrender from Finland during the beginning of partially successful Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive. The Finnish government refuses. (20. June 1944)

World War II: Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by German Army Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg. (20. July 1944)

American paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division secure the town of Carentan. (12. June 1944)

World War II: Battle of Aachen — The city of Aachen falls to American forces after three weeks of fighting, making it the first German city to fall to the Allies. (21. October 1944)

World War II: The largest trade convoy of the world wars arrives safely in the Western Approaches. (2. August 1944)

The city of Breda in the Netherlands is liberated by 1st Polish Armoured Division. (29. October 1944)

World War II: Albania is liberated by partisan forces. (29. November 1944)

Forces of the Communist-controlled Greek People's Liberation Army attack the smaller National and Social Liberation resistance group, which surrenders. Its leader Dimitrios Psarros is murdered. (17. April 1944)

World War II: The first Allied troops of the U.S. Army cross the western border of Germany. (11. September 1944)

The ammunition ship USS Mount Hood explodes at Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands, killing at least 432 and wounding 371. (10. November 1944)

World War II: 270 inhabitants of the Greek town of Kleisoura are executed by the Germans. (5. April 1944)

World War II: the British 11th Armoured Division liberates the Belgian city of Antwerp. (4. September 1944)

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