Diary January 23, 1943

8th Army enters Tripoli

The first British tank (a Valentine) of the 8th Army enters Tripoli.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, January 23, 1943:

Africa

Western Desert: BRITISH 8TH ARMY CAPTURES TRIPOLI.

Sea War

Pacific: Cruisers Nashville and Helena, ‘Cactus Striking Force’ and planes from carrier Saratoga batter Vila airfield on Kolombangara Island (Solomons).

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