This Day in History: 1944-08-15
An Allied air raid on a train in North Netherlands kills 32. German Field Marshal Günther von Kluge vanishes for one day; he killed himself on August 19th in the aftermath of the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Operation Anvil: Allies land on French Mediterranean sea coast. Operation Dragoon: Allied troops land in Provence, France. The U.S. Army XII Corps enters Le Mans through Orleans. U.S. 7th Armor Division reaches Chartres, France.