Diary May 13, 1943

Von Arnim goes into captivity

Von Arnim, commander of the German troops in Tunisia, goes into captivity.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, May 13, 1943:


Tunisia: Surrender of Marshal Messe, commander of Italian 1st Army.

Air War

Germany: RAF night raids by 378 bombers with 1,055t of bombs on Bochum (Ruhr), also Berlin and attempted raid on Skoda Works at Pilsen.

Home Fronts

USA: President Benes (Czech leader) addresses Congress.

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