Diary October 1, 1942

Soldiers of the Hungarian 2nd Army

Soldiers of the Hungarian 2nd Army at the river Don, north of Stalingrad.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, October 1, 1942:

Sea War

Pacific: Lisbon Maru, carrying 1,816 British and Canadian PoWs and 2,000 Japanese troops from Hong Kong to Japan, torpedoed by US submarine Grouper. Guards batten down hatches to prevent PoWs from leaving crippled vessel, while crew and troops are taken off. Ship sinks October 2 (840 PoWs lost).

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