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Diary June 19, 1943


47 Lancaster bombers in this single picture
47 Lancaster bombers in this single picture over the riverside town of Mon Richard, en route to Schneider’s Le Creusot works.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, June 19, 1943:

Air War

Western Europe: RAF night raid on Schneider armament works at Le Creusot.

Home Fronts

Britain: Horse Racing; Dorothy Paget’s ‘Straight Deal’ wins the Derby.

Sea War

Atlantic: Italian converted transport submarine Barbarigo sunk in Bay of Biscay on route to Far East.

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