February 28th, 1944 (MONDAY)
UNITED KINGDOM: Submarine HMS Artemis laid down.
Destroyer HMS Zealous launched.
Minesweeper HMS Sylvia launched.
ITALY: The second offensive from Anzio begins. The attack fails to break through.
U.S.S.R.: Polar Fleet and White Sea Flotilla: (Sergey Anisimov)(69)Submarine loss. “M-108” and K-22 - by surface ships, at Sulten-fjord area.
Soviet minesweeper Gruz torpedoed and sunk by E-boats off Cape Myshako.
Murmansk: The Allied convoy JW-57 - 42 merchant ships and a tanker - arrives safely having sunk two U-boats but lost the destroyer HMS Mahratta.
CANADA: HMC MTB 461 commissioned.
Frigate HMCS Teme (ex-HMS Teme) commissioned.
Corvette HMCS Hespeller commissioned.
U.S.A.: The last Vultee SNV-2 is delivered to the USN.
Submarine USS Sea Devil launched.
Destroyer escort USS Leland E Thomas launched.
Aircraft carrier USS Bennington launched.
Minesweepers USS Vigilance and Change commissioned.
Destroyer escort USS Martin H Ray commissioned.
Destroyer USS Moale commissioned.
Dutch Hear Nazis May Flood Lands 10
Just like they did with the Pontine Marshes in Italy.