Currently set to No Index

Diary April 20, 1942

Allied destroyer is reloading deepth-charges
The Allied Escort HMS Wanderer is resupplying deepth-charges from a naval tanker in the middle of the Atlantic.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, April 20, 1942:

Sea War

Atlantic: Major reorganization of Allied convoy system: first of 11 new ‘escort groups’ commences regular patrols between ‘WESTOMP’ (‘Western Ocean Meeting Point’), off Newfoundland, and ‘EASTOMP’, off Londonderry.

Occupied Territories

France: French Fascist leader Jacques Doriot survives assassination attempt at Rennes. Laval broadcasts on France’s ‘place’ in the ‘New Order’ ‘.

Home Fronts

USA: Roosevelt orders US Navy to take over 4 New York plants of inefficient Brewster Aeronautical Corp. Brewster subsequently produce 735 Corsair fighters, but management problems persist and the works finally close July 1944.

for sharing:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

WW2 Weapons
Scroll to Top