Diary July 11, 1943

 light US cruiser 'Savannah'

The light US cruiser ‘Savannah’ in front of two after an air strike burning Liberty ships.

WW2 War Diary for Sunday, July 11, 1943:

Sea War

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).

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