Diary May 20, 1942

Japanese tanks crossing a auxiliary bridge in Burma.

Japanese tanks crossing a auxiliary bridge in Burma.

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, May 20, 1942:

Home Fronts

Germany: Göring exhorts munitions workers and farmers to ‘rally and doing together. Like the front (line soldiers) welded together by blood, so must you be welded together by work.’

Sea War

Atlantic: Mexican tanker Faja de Oro sunk by U-boat off Florida.

Burma Campaign Losses
dead, wounded and missing involved
British, Indian and Burmese 13,463 47,000
Chinese ? 95,000
Japanese 4,597 75,000
Call of War
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