War Diary November 12, 1944

capsized battleship 'Tirpitz'

The hull of the capsized battleship Tirpitz stands out from the fjord at Tromsö.

War Diary for Sunday, November 12, 1944:

Air War

GERMAN BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ SUNK at Tromsö (902 killed) by 21 Lancaster bombers of Nos. 9 and 617 Sqns., RAF, carrying 12,000-lb. bombs.
Allied bombers attack Brenner Pass railway.
Germany: 228 RAF bombers attacking Dortmund and dropping 1,122 t of bombs.
245 RAF bombers attacking Hamburg-Harburg and dropping 913 t of bombs.

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