Diary March 29, 1944

British mortar team Imphal
British mortar team bombards Japanese positions around Imphal.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, March 29, 1944:

Southeast Asia

Burma – SIEGE OF IMPHAL: Having crossed Burma-India border, Japanese 15th Army encircles 155,000 British-Indian troops on Imphal Plain and despite Allied air superiority, holds its positions until June 22.

Eastern Front:

Southern Sector: Russian 1st Ukrainian Front reaches Carpathian foothills.

Sea War

Pacific: Super-battleship Musashi torpedoed in the bows by US submarine Tunny.


Switzerland: Death of Dr Gina Lombroso Ferrero, Italian Sociologist and anti-Fascist; aged 73.

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