Diary June 13, 1943
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, June 13, 1943:
The SD-2 anti-personnel fragmation bomb. A Ju 88 could carry up to 360 of these weapons. Nicknamed the ‘Butterfly Bomb’ by the Allies, this weapon proved very effective against personnel in the open, soft skinned vehicles or aircraft on the ground.
Britain: Night raid on Grimsby; many ‘Butterfly’ anti-personnel bombs and incendiaries dropped; 74 killed, 130 injured.