Diary April 27, 1944

 invasion exercise

An American invasion exercise.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, April 27, 1944:

Sea War

Channel: 3 American LSTs, carrying out invasion exercise, are torpedoed by E-boats in Lyme Bay; 638 killed (night April 27-28).

Pacific

New Guinea: US troops occupy main airstrip at Hollandia.

Air War

Eastern Europe: Russian night raid on Lvov.

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