WW2 War Diary for Thursday, May 20, 1943:
Sergant Tung Chi-yuan of the National Chinese Army, claimed to have killed more than 100 Japanese soldiers during the fighting on the Yangtze river in May-June 1943. Armed with a Chinese Mauser rifle, he wears a simple cotton shirt and shorts with straw sandals.
China: Chinese counter-attack in Middle Yangtze front.
Atlantic: US 10th Fleet formed for anti-U-boat operations.
Mediterranean: P-40 Warhawks destroy 7 giant Me 323s near Decimomannu airfield (Sardinia).