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Liveblogging World War II: January 19, 1944

Today in WW2 History:

Australia: The three-day ANZAC Conference began in Canberra, Australia.

USS San Juan arrived off Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, and rejoined USS Saratoga's task group.

The Irish government announced the arrest of two Irish traitors, parachuted in from German aircraft.

British 46th Infantry Division attacked German positions near the junction of the Garigliano River and the Liri River in Italy.

An Italian motor torpedo boat raid on Allied-held Naples, Italy was aborted.

Japanese hospital ship Hikawa Maru departed Yokosuka, Japan for her 17th voyage with the Japanese Navy.

German troops managed to avoid being encircled at Novgorod, Russia.