Diary March 9, 1944

member of the 5th SS-Panzer-Division Wiking
A member of the 5th SS Panzer division Wiking tells his comrades early March 1944 after the break-out from the Cherkassy pocket how his Rifle 43 was hit by a Russian bullet.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, March 9, 1944:

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: Malinovsky (3rd Ukrainian Front) crosses river Ingulets.


Solomons: Japanese counter-offensive against Torokina Bridgehead (Bougainville); 5,469 Japanese and 263 Americans killed by March 24.


Argentina: President Ramirez resigns following army coup.

Air War

Germany: 330 USAAF bombers attacking Berlin.

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