WW2 War Diary for Sunday, July 11, 1943:
Mediterranean: US cruisers Savannah and Boise with 8 destroyers halt Panzer counter-attack near Gela. Battleships HMS King George V and Howe bombard Favignana Island, west of Sicily. Italian coastal battery prevents Allied destroyers entering Augusta harbour. 7 German and Italian submarines sunk and Italian Bronzo captured around Sicily (July 11-30).