11 June 1943
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
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