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Diary July 6, 1944


Northrop P-61 Black Widow
Though one of the largest fighters of all time, the Northrop P-61 Black Widow was surprisingly tractable, and its lateral controls were exciting.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, July 6, 1944:

Air War

Pacific: First purpose-built US night fighter – Northrop P-61 Black Widow – destroys Japanese Mitsubishi G4M Betty bomber over Saipan.

Eastern Front

Central Sector: Russian 1st BRF captures Kovel, in northwest Ukraine.

Politics

USA: De Gaulle and Roosevelt confer in Washington; De Gaulle welcomed in New York City, July 10.

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