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19 Aug 1944: Hauptmann Werner Schmidt of the German Kampfgeschwader 55 wing was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross.

19 Aug 1941: German X Corps narrowly averted being encircled near Lake Illmen in northern Russia, saved by a counterattack by LVI Corps. Read More

19 Aug 1942: Soviet troops in the Caucasus region of southern Russia launched the Novorossiysk Defensive Operation. Read More


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