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Diary January 27, 1943


 assaults of Russian infantry in Stalingrad
One of the final assaults of Russian infantry in Stalingrad.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, January 27, 1943:

Eastern Front

Stalingrad: Russians begin final assault on two large German ‘pockets’ in ruined city.

Africa

Egypt: Churchill arrives in Cairo for talks with Alexander.

Air War

First US bombing raid on Germany in WW2: 58-64 8th Air Force B-17 Fortress attack Wilhelmshaven and dropping 109t of bombs. Avro Lancasters and Halifax bombers raid Duesseldorf by night.
Mosquitoes bombers knock out Burmeister and Wain diesel engine works at Copenhagen.

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