Diary April 19, 1944
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, April 19, 1944:
The British fleet at is base at Trincomalee on Ceylon in April 1944. In front the carrier Unicorn with Barracuda strike aircraft and Corsair fighters on board. In the background the battlecruiser Renown, the carrier Illustrious and a Fiji-class cruiser.
Indian Ocean: British Eastern Fleet planes attack Sabang harbour and airfields (Sumatra).
Black Sea: Red fleet bombards Sebastopol.
Eastern Europe: RAF drops mines in river Danube.
USA: Lease-Lend legislation extended by House of Representatives (Senate concurs May 8).