Diary April 17, 1944

ex-French Dewoitine D520 fighters of the Bulgarian Air Force

from Germany delivered ex-French Dewoitine D520 fighters of the Bulgarian Air Force in the winter 1943-44.

WW2 War Diary for Monday, April 17, 1944:

Air War

Eastern Europe: B-17 Fortress and B-24 Liberator bombers attack Belgrade and Sofia.

Sea War

Channel and North Sea: 7,000 mines laid by RN and RAF Bomber Command in approaches to English Channel and as far north as Danish coast to prevent German interference with ‘D-Day’ invasion fleet (April 17-June 5); c. 100 light warships and other craft sink.

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