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Diary July 17, 1943

Battleship HMS Warspite bombards Catania.
Battleship HMS Warspite bombards Catania.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, July 17, 1943:

Sea War

Mediterranean: Battleship HMS Warspite bombards Catania.

Mediterranean

Sicily: US Rangers capture Agrigento.

Occupied Territories

Sicily: AMGOT (‘Allied Military Government of Occupied Territories’) established in Sicily.

Air War

Pacific: 223 Allied planes attack shipping off Bougainville (1 destroyer sunk).

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