Diary January 25, 1944

Air supply of the Korsun pocket

Air supply of the Korsun pocket with Ju 52 transport planes. Above it a formation of Ju 87 Stukas to support the ground units.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, January 25, 1944:

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: Russian 1st and 2nd UFs launch pincer movement west of Cherkassy and encircle 10 German divisions in the ‘Korsun Pocket’ (January 25-28).

Sea War

Arctic: 7 U-boats attack Arctic convoy JW.56A near Bear Island, sinking 3 ships.

Occupied Territories

Norway: Death of Edvard Munch, Norwegian expressionist artist; aged 80.

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