Diary April 13, 1944

Operation room at a  tactical USAAF bomber base

Operation room at a tactical USAAF bomber base. Officers of USAAF and RAF watching the operation.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, April 13, 1944

Air War

Western Europe: US and British TAFs carry out heavy attacks on German coastal batteries in Normandy.
Germany: 2,000 USAAF bombers attacking Augsburg, Schweinfurt and other targets.

Home Fronts

Britain: Death of 5th Earl of Lonsdale, sportsman and donor of the ‘Lonsdale Belts’ awarded to champion boxers; aged 87.

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