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Diary March 4, 1942

Cant Z.1007 bis Alcione  are bombing Grand Harbour
Italian Cant Z.1007 bis Alcione are bombing Grand Harbour in La Valletta. Malta was the most bombed target in WW2.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, March 4, 1942:

Air War

Mediterranean: 394 raids on Malta, by day and night, over previous 2 months.

Pacific

East Indies: Lieutenant General Hein ter Poorten appointed C-in-C Allied Land Forces and Rear Admiral van Stavern C-in-C Allied Naval Forces.

Home Fronts

Britain: Jowett appointed Paymaster General; Maxwell Fyfe, Solicitor-General.
USA: 20 people killed in explosion at ordnance works in Burlington, Iowa.

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