Diary March 15, 1942

 light cruiser of the Dido class

A light cruiser of the Dido class. These ships were actually designed for the air defense of the fleet.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, March 15, 1942:

Sea War

Mediterranean: Cruisers Dido and Euryalus, with 6 destroyers, bombard harbour of Rhodes (night March 15-16).

Home Fronts

USA: Death of Rachel Field, author of ‘All This and Heaven Too’; aged 47.

Occupied Terrories

Norway: Group of Norwegian patriots seize Oslo-Bergen SS Galtesund and sail her to British port, arriving March 17.

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