Diary April 25, 1944

sinking of 'T-24'

This picture was taken later in August and shows the sinking of ‘T-24’ (front) by RAF Beaufighters. The second ship is the destroyer ‘Z-24’.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, April 25, 1944:

Sea War

Atlantic: Cruiser Black Prince and 3 Canadian destroyers engage torpedo boats; T-29 sunk (136 killed), T-24 and T-27 damaged (night April 25-26). In further engagements, 3 nights later, T-24 sinks HMCS Athabaskan.

Air War

Britain: First of series of night raids on shipping at Portsmouth and Plymouth-Devonport (April 25-26 to May 29-30).

Home Fronts

Britain: Chancellor of Exchequer promises tax-relief for industry after the war.

Call of War
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