Diary May 27, 1943

crew of an Allied high-altitude reconnaissance plane
The crew of an Allied high-altitude reconnaissance plane prepares the camera shortly before reaching the target.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, May 27, 1943:

Air War

Germany: Mosquito bombers attack Carl Zeiss works at Jena, at roof-top height, despite balloon barrage and anti-aircraft guns.

Occupied Territories

Yugoslavia: British military mission parachutes into Yugoslavia and joins Tito’s partisans.

Home Fronts

Britain: Death of Arthur Mee, author of children’s books and editor of ‘Children’s Newspaper’; aged 67.


Vatican: Pope appoints Mgr Godfrey Papal Charge d’Affaires to Polish government-in-exile.

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