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Diary February 12, 1944

US artillery bombards Cassino.
US artillery bombards Cassino.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, February 12, 1944:

Mediterranean

Italy: US 34th Infantry division attack halted only 274m short of Cassino.

Sea War

Indian Ocean: British troopship Khedive Ismail sunk by Japanese submarine I-27 (c.2,000 killed). Destroyers Paladin and Petard sink the attacker after protracted struggle.
North Sea: German E-boats lay mines off the Humber and near Great Yarmouth (nights February 12-13, 13-14 and 14-15).

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