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10 Mar 1944
  • The Icelandic airline Lofteide HF was founded, which would inaugurate its initial service on 7 Apr 1944. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • HMS Asphodel (New Zealand Lieutenant M. A. Halliday) was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-575 whilst escorting convoy SL-150. ww2dbase [Conclusion of the Battle of the Atlantic | AC]
  • 2 bombers of the 2nd Bomber Squadron of the Chinese-American Composite Wing attacked Japanese ships in the Yangtze River in China. On the return flight, one of the B-25 bombers ran out of fuel and unsuccessfully crash landed, killing the entire crew. On the same day, B-25 bombers of the US 14th Air Force escorted by P-38 fighters attacked Anqing, Anhui, China, sinking a motor launch, damaged two cargo vessels, and damaged a barge; fighters of the Japanese 25th Sentai rose to intercept, shooting down on P-38 fighter. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Repair ship Akashi began repairing transport Bichu Maru at Palau Islands. ww2dbase [Akashi | CPC]
Australian New Guinea Burma
  • Frank Merrill met with Joseph Stilwell at Stilwell's headquarters at Maingkwan, Burma, and then returned to his own field headquarters at Shikau Ga. ww2dbase [Frank Merrill | Joseph Stilwell | Maingkwan | CPC]
  • Heinrich Himmler lifted various laws against Jewish and Roma people as their "evacuation and isolation" had already been achieved. ww2dbase [Heinrich Himmler | CPC]
  • Ar 234B jet aircraft took its first flight with civilian test pilot Joachim Carl in the cockpit. ww2dbase [Ar 234 Blitz | CPC]
  • Evripidis Bakirtzis became the head of the Political Committee of National Liberation (PEEA) of Greece. ww2dbase [Evripidis Bakirtzis | CPC]
Hawaii Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Ominato Guard District, Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan and refueled from oiler Teiyo Maru. ww2dbase [Nachi | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Matsuo Morizumi was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
  • Landing ship No. 150 was completed. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | CPC]
Poland Ukraine
  • The Soviet 2nd Ukrainian Front captured Uman, Ukraine on its way toward the Bug and Dneiper Rivers. ww2dbase [Uman | TH]
United Kingdom

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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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