Diary October 9, 1943


B-17 shot down over the sea

An B-17 Flying Fortress is shot down over the sea.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, October 9, 1943:

Air War

Germany: 8th USAAF raids Gdynia, Anklam an Marienburg with 378 bombers.
457 RAF bombers attacking Hannover and dropping 1,667t of bombs.

Sea War

Mediterranean: Stukas sink destroyer Panther and severely damage cruiser Carlisle in Scarpanto Straits (Aegean).


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