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  • Paris, France
    Sunday Aug 20, 1944

    Charles de Gaulle

    De Gaulle allowed to entered Paris

    Paris, France
    Sunday Aug 20, 1944

    On 20 August; it allowed him to enter Paris as a liberator in the midst of the general euphoria. After the Germans had forcibly removed members of the Vichy government and taken them to Germany a few days earlier.




  • Romania
    Sunday Aug 20, 1944

    World War II

    Jassy–Kishinev Offensive

    Romania
    Sunday Aug 20, 1944

    Soviet Red Army's strategic offensive in eastern Romania cut off and destroyed the considerable German troops there, the offensive lasted 9 days after it started on 20 August 1944.




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