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Diary August 13, 1942


 Italian cruisers
One of the Italian cruisers which should strike the Convoy Pedestal.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, August 13, 1942:

Sea War

Mediterranean: Powerful force of Italian cruisers and destroyers departs Naples to strike battered Convoy Pedestal, but turns back when the promised close air cover fails to appear. Cruisers Bolzano and Muzio Attendolo are then torpedoed by British submarine Unbroken, off Lipari Islands.

Africa

Alamein: Montgomery takes command of British 8th Army.

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