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Today in World War II History—July 13, 1942

Italian frogman of X MAS, WWII (public domain via Wikipedia)

Italian frogman of X MAS, WWII (public domain via Wikipedia)

75 Years Ago—July 13, 1942: Nazis massacre 5000 Jews in Rovno, Ukraine and 1500 in Josefov, Poland.

Italian frogmen swim 5 km to Gibraltar and plant limpet mines, sinking three Allied ships.

2 Responses to “Today in World War II History—July 13, 1942”

  1. Janice Laird

    Father-in-law was a Navy frogman. Didn’t find this out until very late in his life.