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Diary June 1, 1944

Baltimore IV bombers flying over the Balkans with the Stormo Baltimore
Ex-RAF Martin Baltimore IV bombers flying over the Balkans with the Stormo Baltimore of the Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force, which is an element of the ‘Balkan Air Force’.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, June 1944:

Air War

Mediterranean: ‘G Force Air HQ’ formed at Bari, Italy (renamed Balkan Air Force, June 7).
Western Europe: RAF night raid on Saumur railway junction.

Mediterranean

Italy: British 8th Army captures Frosinone.

Sea War

Mediterranean: Last German supply convoy to Crete garrison; 3 heavily escorted cargo ships attacked by 70 Allied planes; 1 sunk, 1 badly damaged and third sunk by British submarine Vivid during return voyage (June 9).

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