Diray September 29, 1943

German bridge blasting during retreat from southern Italy

German bridge blasting during retreat from southern Italy with captured ammunition as makeshift explosive devices.

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, September 29, 1943:

Mediterranean

Italy: US 5th Army captures Castellamare and Pompeii (ancient ruins slightly damaged). British 8th Army enters Adriatic port of Manfredonia.

Politics

Italy: Official signature of Italian armistice by Eisenhower and Badoglio aboard HMS Nelson at Malta.

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: Russians capture Kremenchug.

Call of War
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