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Diary June 23, 1942


British specialists examine the Focke-Wulf FW 190 A-3
British specialists examine the Focke-Wulf FW 190 A-3 of Lieutnant-Colonel Faber, which was landed by mistake on the RAF airfield Pembrey in Wales. After an air combat with a Spitfire over Southern England he lost the orientation and confuse the Bristol channel with the English channel. The exploration of the FW 190 has significant influence on the British fighter development, which leaded to the Hawker Tempest and Hawker Fury.
WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, June 23, 1942:

Secret War

Britain: RAF captures Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A – latest German piston-engined fighter – which the pilot lands by mistake at Pembrey, South Wales.

Eastern Front

Siege of Sebastopol: Russian troops withdraw from northern shore of North Bay.

Air War

Western Desert: Heavy bombers of US 10th AAF ordered from India to Egypt to support British 8th Army.
Germany: 195 RAF bombers attacking Emden and dropping 392t of bombs.

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