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  • Narva, Estonia
    Wednesday Feb 2, 1944

    World War II

    Battle of Narva

    Narva, Estonia
    Wednesday Feb 2, 1944

    The Battle of Narva was a military campaign between the German Army Detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front fought for possession of the strategically important Narva Isthmus on 2 February – 10 August 1944. As a result of the tough defense of the German forces the Soviet war effort in the Baltic Sea region was hampered for seven and a half months.




  • Bletchley Park, Sherwood Dr, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, England
    Saturday Feb 5, 1944

    Computer

    Colossus's First Attack

    Bletchley Park, Sherwood Dr, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, England
    Saturday Feb 5, 1944

    The Colossus attacked its first message on 5 February 1944.




  • Truk, Caroline Islands
    Thursday Feb 17, 1944

    World War II

    Operation Hailstone

    Truk, Caroline Islands
    Thursday Feb 17, 1944

    Operation Hailstone took place 17 to 18 February 1944, was a massive United States Navy air and surface attack on Truk Lagoon conducted as part of the American offensive drive against the Imperial Japanese Navy. As a result, Japanese reinforcement of Eniwetok garrison prevented.




  • Karkow, Poland
    Tuesday Feb 29, 1944

    Pope John Paul II

    Hit a German Trunk

    Karkow, Poland
    Tuesday Feb 29, 1944

    On 29 February 1944, Wojtyła was hit by a German truck. German Wehrmacht officers tended to him and sent him to a hospital. He spent two weeks there recovering from a severe concussionand a shoulder injury.




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