11 June 1943

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 62: 252 aircraft sent to attack U-boat yards at Wilhelmshaven. 168 attack the primary target, 30 attack the port area at Cuxhaven and 20 attack outer targets of opportunity. Eight aircraft lost.

War at Sea

German submarine U-417 sunk with all hands off Iceland

Mediterranean

British troops invade Pantelleria and are virtually unopposed by the Italian garrison


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 June 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_06_11.html
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