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Diary February 18, 1942


French submarine cruiser 'Surcouf'
The French submarine cruiser ‘Surcouf’ was armed with two 20.3-cm guns. In 1939 she was the largest submarine of the world.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, February 18, 1942:

Sea War

Atlantic: Free French submarine Surcouf (world’s largest sub) sunk in collision with US merchantman.

Air War

Pacific: RAF and RAAF units withdrawn from Sumatra to Java.

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