February 1944 in Montana

February 1 – The First Special Service Force arrived at Anzio.

February 7 – A Great Northern train derailed on a broken track 15 miles east of Great Falls. A porter and 22 soldiers were treated at hospital at the Great Falls Army Air Base.

February 14 – A dance in East Helena turned into a brawl between juveniles, which continued at the police station. A 50-year-old barn at the State Hospital at Warm Springs burned to the ground, killing four horses.

February 15 – A blizzard brought sub-zero temperatures to the state.

February 17 – U.S. Navy planes and ships began a two day raid on the Japanese base at Truk Atoll.

February 19 – U.S. forces landed on Eniwetok.

February 22 – The ACM clubhouse and bowling alley on Smelter Hill in Great Falls were destroyed by fire, causing $50,000 damage.

February 28 – The U.S. Third Division repelled a German attack at Anzio.

Montana History Calendar 1942

Montana History Calendar 1941

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January 1944 in Montana

March 1944 in Montana


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