21 May 1943

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 60: 98 aircraft sent to attack U-boat yards at Wilhelmshaven, 63 to attack U-boat yards at Emden. Twelve aircraft lost.

War at Sea

German submarine U-303 sunk off Toulon

The French fleet interned in Alexandria after the fall of France volunteers to join the Allies

China

Japanese offensive begins in central China


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 21 May 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_05_21.html

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