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Diary May 5, 1943

British 25-pounder in Tunisia.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, May 5, 1943:


Tunisia: British infantry recapture Djebel Bou Aoukaz, south of Tunis.

Air War

Germany: 495 RAF bombers attacking Dortmund and dropping 1,436t of bombs.
Germans accuse RAF Bomber Command of dropping explosive pencils and fountain-pens, ‘with the intention of killing German children’.

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