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Diary September 16, 1942

Assault of the Rodimtsev Division on Mamai Hill.
Assault of the Rodimtsev Division on Mamai Hill.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, September 16, 1942:

Eastern Front

Stalingrad: Rodimtsev Division recaptures Mamai Hill, but suffers appalling casualties (fighting continues on and around Hill until January 1943).

Air War

Britain: 3 American-volunteer ‘Eagle Squadrons’ (equipped with Spitfire fighters) to be transferred from RAF to USAAF.

Africa

Madagascar: Vichy Governor-General requests armistice terms.

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