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Diary April 6, 1944

Searching for sharpshooters
Searching for Japanese sharpshooters at Kohima.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, April 6, 1944:

Southeast Asia

Burma – SIEGE OF KOHIMA: Japanese besiege 3,500 British-Indian troops for 13 days; savage hand-to-hand fighting.

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: 1st Panzers Army reaches German lines after 10-day fighting retreat.

Air War

Mediterranean: Spitfire fighter-bombers of DAF destroy many planes on Banja Luka airfield, Yugoslavia.

Home Fronts

USA: Death of Rose O’Neill, artist and creator of ‘Kewpie Doll’; aged 68.

Occupied Territories

France: Resistance stop production at Timken ball-bearing factory, near Paris.

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