Diary March 19, 1945

USS Franklin
The ill-fated US carrier Franklin, just prior to commissioning in the spring 1944.
Diary for Monday, March 19, 1945:

Air War

Pacific: Carriers Wasp and Franklin severely damaged by Japanese bombers (825 killed).

Sea War

U-boats withdrawn from Eastern Baltic.

Home Fronts

Germany: Hitler orders total scorched earth policy.

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