Diary May 12, 1942

Attack of Russian T-34 tanks

Attack of Russian T-34 tanks in Ukraine.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, May 12, 1942:

Eastern Front

Ukraine: Russian ‘South-West Front’ (Army Group, approx. equal to a German or Anglo-American Army) launches counter-offensive from Barvenkovo Salient, south of Kharkov.

Air War

Mediterranean: RAF P-40 Kittyhawks and Beaufighters attack a formation of 16 Ju 52 troop-carriers off North African coast; 9 shot down, 2 badly damaged.

Southeast Asia

Burma: Early monsoon breaks.

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