Diary April 24, 1943

Kurt Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord

Kurt Freiherr von Hammerstein-Equord (1878-1943), 1929 Chief of the troop office.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, April 24, 1943:

Home Front

Germany: Death of Lieutenant-General Kurt von Hammerstein-Equart, former COGS and leading anti-Nazi conspirator; aged 64.
Britain: IRA leaders, McAteer and Steele, commandeer Broadway Cinema, Belfast, and make propaganda speeches; then escape (Lord Haw-Haw later broadcasts this news from Germany).

Sea War

Mediterranean: British submarine Sahib sunk off Stromboli by Italian corvette Gabbiano and German bomber.

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