Diary January 3, 1943

A German defender surrenders at Mozdok.
A German defender surrenders at Mozdok.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, January 3, 1943:

Eastern Front

Caucasus: Mozdok recaptured by Russians.

Sea War

Mediterranean: British ‘human torpedoes’ (‘Chariots’) penetrate Palermo harbour; Italian cruiser Ulpio Traiano and a tanker severely damaged. U-boats torpedo 7 out of 9 tankers in Convoy TM.1 (Trinidad-Mediterranean), January 3-10.

Air War

Pacific: B-17 Fortress bomb Rabaul.

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