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Diary March 6, 1943

Knocked out Panzer III
Knocked out Panzer III in front of the British lines at Medenine.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, March 6, 1943:


Tunisia – BATTLE OF MEDENINE: in his last battle in Africa, Rommel attacks 8th Army but is defeated (Montgomery warned before by ‘Ultra’) with heavy losses from anti-tank guns.

Sea War

Atlantic : BIGGEST CONVOY BATTLE OF THE WAR. U-boat wolfpack attacks convoys SC.121, HX.228, SC.122, HX.229 (March 6-20) sinking 21 ships totalling 140,842 t. 4 U-boats destroyed. Cdre. Birnie of SC.121 lost with his ship.

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