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Diary June 2, 1943

Painting the Red Star on a RAF Supermarine Spitfire at Abadan, Iran
Painting the Red Star on a RAF Supermarine Spitfire at Abadan, Iran. In these days the Russians used their first Spitfire V from British resources in Middle East in air battles around Kursk. Surprised German pilots report that the Red Air Force is using now Spitfires over the Russian front.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, June 2, 1943:

Air War

Eastern Front: Big air battle over Kursk; Russians claim 162 ‘kills’ for loss of 30.

Sea War

Mediterranean: Convoy of 129 ships, with 19 escorts, passes through Straits of Gibraltar en route for Oran, Algiers, Malta and Tripoli.

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