Diary June 6, 1942

Hawker Hurricane tank-buster attacking
Hawker Hurricane tank-buster attacking captured Italian tank during a trial run.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, June 6, 1942:

Air War

North Africa: Hawker Hurricane ‘tank-busters’ in action over Libya for first time.

Sea War

Atlantic: Disguised raider Stier sinks Panamanian tanker Stanvac Calcutta (10,200t).

Home Fronts

Britain: Undetected German bomb (probably dropped May 1941) explodes near Elephant and Castle, London: 20 killed, 59 injured.

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