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Diary July 8, 1942


British Artillery Forward Observation Officer correcting fire
British Artillery Forward Observation Officer correcting fire from atop a turretless Marmon-Herrington on the previous day during the ‘First Battle of Alamein’.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, July 8, 1942:

Occupied Territories

France: Death of Marshal Franchet d’Esperey, hero of the Salonika Campaign, where he crushed the German-Bulgarian forces in 10 days (September 1918). Aged 86.

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