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Diary January 17, 1943

German pathfinder bomber crew exercising on a model of a British city.
German pathfinder bomber crew exercising on a model of a British city.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, January 17, 1943:

Air War

BritainLuftwaffe ‘reprisal’ raid on London (night January 17-18): 118 aircraft (6 lost) attack in 2 waves. Bombs fall mainly on outskirts; Greenwich power station hit.

Eastern Front

Central Sector: German High Command belatedly admits loss of Velikie Luki (see January 1, 1943) after repeated counter-attacks have failed to take the town.
Southern Sector: Russians capture Millerovo, near Voronezh.

Southeast Asia

Burma: Commonwealth forces occupy Kyauktaw (Arakan).

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