Diary January 29, 1944

Hellcat fighter on the new USS Yorktown
A Hellcat fighter on the new USS Yorktown, a carrier of the Essex class.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, January 29, 1944:

Sea War

Pacific: TF 58 attacks Marshall Islands (January 29-February 3) with 6,232 sorties (49 planes lost).
Mediterranean: British cruiser Spartan sunk by glider bomb off Anzio.

Air War

Germany: 596 RAF bombers attacking Berlin and dropping 1,954t of bombs. 806 USAAF bombers attacking Frankfurt (Main) and Ludwigshafen.

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