Diary October 8, 1943

Re-deployment of a German 2-cm AA gun

Re-deployment of a German 20-mm Flak anti-aircraft gun during the rearguard actions from Naples to the river Garigliano in front of the Gustav line.

WW2 War Diary for Friday, October 8, 1943:


Italy: 5th US Army takes Caserta.

Sea War

Black Sea: 240 German barges, Siebel Ferries, etc. – used in Kuban evacuation – safely withdrawn from Kerch Straits to Sebastopol.

Home Fronts

Japan: Tojo assumes personal responsibility for Japanese war production.

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