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Diary April 7, 1942

old Russian M1901 howitzer in action
An old Russian M1910 howitzer in action on the Eastern Front.
WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, April 7, 1942:


Holland: Admiral Helfrich appointed C-in-C of all Dutch forces in Far East and Southwest Pacific.


Turkey: Exchange of wounded British and Italian PoWs at Smyrna; 60 British for 344 Italian. 4 similar exchanges take place (last June 2, 1943).

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