Diary May 28, 1943

RAF Warhawk pilots
RAF Warhawk pilots briefing their next mission.
WW2 War Diary for Friday, May 28, 1943:

Air War

Mediterranean: 100 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers attack oil refinery and shipping at Leghorn (Livorno). P-40 Warhawk fighter-bombers and B-26 Marauder bombers hit 4 Sicilian airfields despite ‘terrific flak’.
Germany: 493 RAF bombers attacking Essen and dropping 1,442t of bombs.

Home Fronts

USA: Office of War Mobilization established to co-ordinate US production.

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