Diary January 18, 1943

breaking out from Leningrad

Russian infantry is following the flag, breaking out from Leningrad.

WW2 War Diary for Monday, January 18, 1943:

Eastern Front

SIEGE OF LENINGRAD: after week-long battle, GERMAN ENCIRCLEMENT PARTIALLY BROKEN by recapture of Schluesselburg and Sinyavino and link-up of Leningrad and Volkhov Fronts east of city. Rail communications are subsequently restored, but trains are shelled repeatedly in this ‘Corridor of Death’.

Africa

Tunisia: German and Italian troops, supported by Panzers, attempt to capture Bou Arada Hill and Robaa Hills, near Medjez.

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