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Today in World War II History—Mar. 28, 1942

HMS Campbeltown wedged in the dock gates of Saint-Nazaire, France, 28 Mar 1942 (German Federal Archive: Bild 101II-MW-3722-03)

HMS Campbeltown wedged in the dock gates of Saint-Nazaire, France, 28 Mar 1942 (German Federal Archive: Bild 101II-MW-3722-03)

75 Years Ago—Mar. 28, 1942: First RAF area bombing, against Lübeck, Germany; 520 killed, most of wooden city burns.

St. Nazaire Raid: British ram and destroy lock gates and dry dock at German base at Saint Nazaire, France with former US destroyer HMS Campbeltown laden with explosives, in conjunction with commando raid.

One Response to “Today in World War II History—Mar. 28, 1942”

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