Chronicle of war:

1944, june

June 01st, 1944

Fighting north of Jassy on June 1, Soviet troops repelled all German infantry and tank attacks and destroyed 18 enemy tanks and 15 enemy aircraft, according to preliminary reports.

June 02nd, 1944

On June 2, our troops repelled attacks from the enemy’s major infantry and tank forces to the north and northwest of Jassy. The Germans, sustaining heavy human and hardware losses, drove a wedge into Soviet defenses northwest of Jassy. But north of the city, Soviet troops repelled all infantry and tank attacks, destroying 25 German tanks, according to preliminary data.

June 03rd, 1944

On June 3, Soviet troops repelled attacks by major enemy infantry and tank forces to the north and northwest of Jassy. According to verified information for June 2, 48 German tanks were destroyed, while the Soviet air force downed 24 enemy planes.

June 04th, 1944

On June 4, Soviet troops repelled attacks by major enemy infantry and tank forces to the north and northwest of Jassy, doing great damage to the German troops and materiel. On June 3, our troops hit and destroyed 29 German tanks, while the Soviet air force downed 44 planes.

June 05th, 1944

On June 5, Soviet troops repelled attacks by major enemy infantry and tank forces to the north and northwest of Jassy. On June 4, 41 German tanks were destroyed, and 33 enemy planes shot down.

June 06th, 1944

В течение 6 июня в районе северо-западнее и севернее города ЯССЫ наши войска успешно отбили все атаки пехоты и танков противника.

June 07th, 1944

On June 7, Soviet troops repelled attacks by minor German infantry and tank forces to the north and northwest of Jassy. According to verified information, the following losses were inflicted on German troops and hardware from May 30 to June 6: 315 German tanks and armored personnel carriers, 29 armored vehicles and armored personnel carriers, 62 field guns...

June 08th, 1944

No major changes were reported on the fronts on June 8. On June 7, Soviet troops hit and destroyed 15 German tanks, while the air force downed 22 enemy planes.

June 09th, 1944

No major changes were reported on the fronts on June 9. On June 8, Soviet troops hit and destroyed 25 German tanks, while the air and air defense forces downed 27 enemy planes on all fronts.

June 10th, 1944

No major changes were reported on the fronts on June 10. On June 9, the Soviet air and air defense forces downed 14 enemy planes.

June 11st, 1944

On June 10, troops of the LENINGRAD Front launched an offensive on the KARELIAN Isthmus north of LENINGRAD and, supported by massive artillery and air strikes, broke through the heavily fortified and multi-level Finnish defenses, and surged 24km ahead in two days of offensive battles, increasing the gap to 40km along the frontline...

June 12nd, 1944

On June 12, Soviet troops, encountering stubborn resistance and negotiating engineering obstructions on forest roads and inter-lake passes on the KARELIAN Isthmus north of LENINGRAD, continued offensive battles, during which they seized major Finnish defensive links, including KIVENNAPA and RAJVOLA...

June 13rd, 1944

On June 13, Soviet troops continued offensive battles on the KARELIAN Isthmus, seizing several major enemy defensive strongholds, including STEKLYANNAYA, KEKROLA, RONNUKYLA, VEHMAINEN and SIJRANMAKI.

June 14th, 1944

On June 14, Soviet troops continued offensive battles on the KARELIAN Isthmus, overcoming enemy resistance and seizing the heavily fortified Finnish strongholds of KUTERSELKA, JARVI, MUSTALOVO...

June 15th, 1944

Carrying on the offensive on the KARELIAN Isthmus, troops of the LENINGRAD Front broke through the second heavily fortified Finnish defensive line outside MUSTAMAKI-KUTERSELKA. During the day, Soviet troops seized the heavily fortified strongholds of MUSTAMAKI, KANNELJARVI, SUKIALA...

June 16th, 1944

On June 16, Soviet troops continued offensive battles on the KARELIAN Isthmus, seizing over 100 settlements, including YKKOLA, IOROLA, MASTERJARVI, PIIJSPALA, PUTROLA, LEISLILA, USIKIRSKO...

June 17th, 1944

On June 17, Soviet troops continued offensive battles on the KARELIAN Isthmus, seizing over 120 settlements, including MAAKANMAKI, ETUKYLA, TARKKALA, KARJALAINEN, TOMMILA, HALILA, VARPULILA...

June 18th, 1944

During the offensive, troops seized over 100 settlements, including the Leningrad Region district center at RAUTU and the major settlements of PENTTILA, KOTTERLAHTI, LAHTENMAKI, MAKSLAHDENKYLA (28km south of VYBORG), KOLKKALA, HIETANEN, PIHNALA...

June 19th, 1944

Continuing the rapid offensive on the KARELIAN Isthmus, troops of the LENINGRAD Front INCREASED THE GAP IN THE MANNERHEIM LINE TO 50km ALONG THE FRONTLINE – FROM MUOLA TO THE GULF OF FINLAND.

June 20th, 1944

On June 20, troops of the LENINGRAD Front, increasing the gap in the MANNERHEIM Line on the KARELIAN Isthmus, overcame enemy resistance on the outer and inner rings of the Finnish fortifications at Vyborg, and stormed the city and fortress there...

June 21st, 1944

Between lakes ONEGA and LADOGA, Soviet troops launched an offensive, overcoming enemy resistance at the bridgehead on the south bank of the RIVER SVIR and seizing over 100 settlements, including the Leningrad Region district center of VOZNESENYE...

June 22nd, 1944

On June 22, Soviet troops continued offensive battles north of LAKE ONEGA, pushing the enemy behind the OSTEROZERO LINE and RIVER KUMSA, seizing VELIKAYA GUBA and the railroad stations at VANOZERO, MALYGA and LUMBUSHOZERO (on the Murmansk railroad)...

June 23rd, 1944

The group attacking southeast of VITEBSK broke through the heavily fortified enemy defenses along a 25km frontline and advanced 8-10km, liberating over 50 settlements, including ZABELINO, ZAMOSTOCHYE, LYADENKI...

June 24th, 1944

Southwest and south of VITEBSK, the group of Soviet forces carried on the offensive, advancing 25km within two days and increasing the gap to 80km along the frontline. On June 24, troops liberated over 150 settlements...

June 25th, 1944

The group of Soviet forces that carried on the offensive towards ORSHA occupied over 40 settlements, including BABINOVICHI, IVANKOVO, ZAOZERYE, BOLSHAYA and MALAYA BABINA...

June 26th, 1944

The troops of the 1st BALTIC and 3rd BELARUSSIAN fronts waged battles to liquidate an encircled enemy group in the area of VITEBSK, narrowing the circle and storming a large Belarussian regional center, VITEBSK, a major German strategic defensive link in the western direction...

June 27th, 1944

Soviet troops completed the liquidation of an encircled group of enemy forces southwest of VITEBSK, which consisted of the 4th, 197th, 206th and 246th infantry and the 6th air divisions. A considerable part of the encircled forces, which mounted fierce resistance, were destroyed (the enemy left over 20,000 dead on the battlefield)...

June 28th, 1944

The troops of the 1st BELARUSSIAN Front carried on the offensive, took the town and major railroad junction of OSIPOVICHI, and continued fighting to rout the enemy group encircled in the BOBRUISK zone...

June 29th, 1944

Fighting offensive battles in the POLOTSK direction, the Red Army liberated the Vitebsk region district centers of USHACHI and VETRINO and over 150 other settlements, including the large settlements of LYSAYA, VALYUSHCHINA, OSTROVLYANE...

June 30th, 1944

During June 30, our troops, overcoming enemy resistance and engineering obstacles on forest roads and passes between lakes ONEGA and LADOGA, carried on the offensive and seized over 40 settlements, including SVYATOZERO, VAGOZERO, VORONOVA SELGA, BEREZOVY NAVOLOK...

 



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