This Day in History: 1943-07-11
The 7th day of Battle at Kursk. German counter attack by Hermann Goering’s Armored Division in Sicily. U.S. 45th Division occupies airport at Comiso, Sicily. U.S. 82nd Airborne Division is shot at by “friendly fire” in Sicily. Massacre of thousands of Poles as part of ethnic cleansing by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in the Nazi occupied Volhynia region.