Diary November 8, 1943

RAF Coastal Command Fortress IIA (B-17E)
Last-minute check before a mission by RAF Coastal Command Fortress IIA (B-17E). Some 200 served there from mid-1942.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, November 8, 1943:

Sea War

Atlantic: Abortive combined operation by U-boats and Condor aircraft west of Portugal (night November 8-9). RAF B-17 Fortress from Azores sinks U-707.

Home Fronts

Germany: Hitler speaks in Munich; promises retaliation for Allied terror bombing.

Occupied Territories

Lebanon: Chamber of Deputies votes to amend Constitution, in defiance of French Delegate General Helleu.

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