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Diary June 26, 1943

wreck of a shot down RAF Stirling
The wreck of a shot down RAF Stirling bomber after a night raid on the Ruhr region in June 1943.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, June 26, 1943:

Air War

Germany: 424 RAF bombers attacking Gelsenkirchen and dropping 1,291t of bombs.

Occupied Territies

Yugoslavia: New Yugoslav Cabinet-in-Exile under Trifunovich.
France: Brigadier Claude Nicholson, heroic defender of Calais Citadel during Dunkirk Evacuation, dies in German PoW camp; aged 44.

Home Fronts

USA: Death of Dr Karl Landsteiner, discoverer of blood-groups; age 75.

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