Diary May 21, 1942

 German paratroopers pull gun through the desert

The German paratroopers, which were deployed for the invasion of Malta, were sent to Rommel as reinforcements. Since their ship with the tractors was sunk in the Mediterranean, these lucky guys have to pull their anti-tank gun through the desert.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, May 21, 1942:

Air War

Mediterranean – Operation Herkules: planned German airborne invasion of Malta postponed indefinitely.

Pacific

Philippines: Japanese troops land in Leyte Gulf.

Politics

Japan: Government agrees to request by International Red Cross for representative to visit British PoWs.

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