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  • Smolensk, U.S.S.R.
    Sunday Aug 8, 1943
    World War II

    Battle of Smolensk (1943)

    Smolensk, U.S.S.R.
    Sunday Aug 8, 1943

    The Soviets captured Smolensk in the second battle of Smolensk, which begun on 7 August and ended on 2 October 1943.




  • Quebec City, Canada
    Tuesday Aug 17, 1943
    Winston Churchill

    First Quebec Conference

    Quebec City, Canada
    Tuesday Aug 17, 1943

    Churchill met Roosevelt again at the first Quebec Conference (codename Quadrant) in August.




  • Dnieper River, U.S.S.R.
    Friday Aug 27, 1943
    World War II

    Battle of the Dnieper

    Dnieper River, U.S.S.R.
    Friday Aug 27, 1943

    The Battle of the Dnieper (26 August – 23 December) was one of the largest operations in World War II, involving almost 4,000,000 troops at a time stretched on a 1,400 kilometres (870 mi) long front. Soviets reclaim left-bank Ukraine, including the city of Kiev and Donets basin.




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