Diary November 5, 1942

Surrender of a disabled German Matilda tank

Surrender of a disabled Matilda tank to New Zealand troops after Alamein, which was previous captured and used by the Germans.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, November 5, 1942:


Western Desert: Rommel attempts to make a stand at Fuka, 113 km west of El Alamein, but once again his lines are broken.
Madagascar: FINAL SURRENDER OF VICHY FORCES IN MADAGASCAR. General Guillemet and Governor-General Annet accept Allied terms.

Home Fronts

USA: Death of George M Cohan, song writer (‘Over There’, etc.); aged 63.

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