5 December 1943
War in the Air
Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 149: Massive force of 546 targets sent to attack targets in France, including air-depots in Bordeaux/ Merignac, Cognac/ Chateaubernard, La Rochelle/ Laleu and St. Jean d'Angely and targets at Ivry and Bois de Colombes, Paris. Nine aircraft are lost.
British 8th Army crosses the Moro River
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