Diary March 8, 1943

M3 Lee's at Murmansk
M3 Lee tanks for the Red Army are loaded on railway wagons at Murmansk.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, March 8, 1943:


USSR: Admiral Standley, US Ambassador in Moscow, embarrasses Soviet Government by denouncing the secrecy surrounding delivery of US Lease-Lend supplies.

Sea War

Atlantic: U-boat U-510 torpedoes 8 ships in Convoy BT.6 off French Guiana (March 8-9).
Mediterranean: HMS Lightning sunk by German E-boat S-55.

Air War

Germany: 292 RAF bombers attacking Nuremberg and dropping 782t of bombs.

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