Diary May 20, 1942


Japanese tanks crossing a auxiliary bridge in Burma.
Japanese tanks crossing a auxiliary bridge in Burma.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, May 20, 1942:

Home Fronts

Germany: Göring exhorts munitions workers and farmers to ‘rally and doing together. Like the front (line soldiers) welded together by blood, so must you be welded together by work.’

Sea War

Atlantic: Mexican tanker Faja de Oro sunk by U-boat off Florida.

[tableX caption=”Burma Campaign Losses ” colwidth=”40|30|30″ colalign=”left|cnter|center”]
, “dead, wounded and missing”, involved
“British, Indian and Burmese “, “13,463”, “47,000”
Chinese, ?, “95,000”
Japanese, “4,597”, “75,000”
[/tableX]

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