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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1941 1942 194319441945 1946 1947

1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1944th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 944th year of the 2nd millennium, the 44th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1940s decade.

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  • An American DilemmaGunnar Myrdal
  • Au rendez-vous allemand – (To the German Rendezvous) – Paul Éluard
  • A Bell for Adano – John Hersey
  • Beyond the Palisade (poetry) – James K. Baxter
  • The Book of Imaginary BeingsJorge Luis Borges
  • Book of Naturalists – Charles William Beebe
  • The Case of Mrs. WingateOscar Micheaux
  • Dangling ManSaul Bellow
  • The Dawn Appears – Annie Greene Nelson
  • Friday's Child – Georgette Heyer
  • The Golden FleeceRobert von Ranke Graves
  • The Horse's MouthJoyce Cary
  • Johnny TremainEsther Forbes
  • The Lost Weekend – Charles R. Jackson
  • Our Lady of the Flowers – Jean Genet
  • The Razor's EdgeW. Somerset Maugham
  • The Tall Book of Nursery Tales – Feodor Rojankovsky
  • Terras do Sem Fim (The Violent Land) – Jorge Amado
  • Thou That Dwellest in the Gardens – Hayyim Hazaz
  • Two Frontiers (poetry) – Edwin James Bradley

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