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Diary May 1, 1943


German long-range railway gun
German long-range railway gun shells Britain.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, May 1, 1943:

Home Fronts

Britain: Dover shelled for 75 minutes.

Africa

Tunisia: US heavy artillery begins 3-day bombardment of Mateur, west of Tunis.

Sea War

Mediterranean: Italian and German vessels lay minefields off West Coast of Greece, Sicily and Sardinia – 3,156; 1,036 and 4,248 mines resp. (May 1 – July 20).

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