1944 in the United Kingdom

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1944 in the United Kingdom:
Other years
1942 | 1943 | 1944 (1944) | 1945 | 1946
Individual countries of the United Kingdom
England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
Sport, Television and music

Events from the year 1944 in the United Kingdom. This year is dominated by World War II.



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Exercise Tiger: U.S. Army troops land on the beach at Slapton, Devon during rehearsals for the Normandy landings
A Spitfire using its wingtip to "topple" a V-1 flying bomb




January – June

July – December



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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 392–394. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  5. Small, Ken; Rogerson, Mark (1988). The Forgotten Dead – Why 946 American Servicemen Died off the Coast of Devon in 1944 – and the Man who Discovered their True Story. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 0-7475-0309-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  12. "Report on the Wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery" (PDF). Southampton: Maritime and Coastguard Agency. November 2000. Retrieved 2012-07-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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