Diary June 7, 1942

Manstein Richthofen Crimea

Manstein (left) with Richthofen (center; the Luftwaffe commander) at the front on the Crimea.

WW2 War Diary for Sunday, June 7, 1942:

Eastern Front

Siege of Sebastopol: Manstein’s 11th Army attempts to storm Russian defences, but initially makes little progress.

Sea War

Pacific: Japanese land at Attu and Kiska Islands, in American-owned Aleutian archipelago.

Air War

Germany: 195 RAF bombers attacking Kiel and dropping 393t of bombs.

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