Diary January 20, 1943


Fw 190 starting engines

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter and fighter-bombers are starting their engines on a cold day.

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, January 20, 1943:

Air War

Britain – Daylight German fighter-bomber raid on London: 28 fighter-bombers (3 lost) and 50 escort fighters (6 lost) carry out devastating surprise attack. 22 bombs on target, 39 children and 5 teachers killed at Lewisham school; Surrey Docks hit. Hawker Typhoon fighters intercept raiders as they withdraw.

Politics

Chile: Government breaks off diplomatic relations with Germany, Italy and Japan.


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