D.A.K. war diary entry 23 February 1941

D.A.K. war diary entry 23 February 1941

23 February 1941

Commander flies to en Nofilia to Forward Detachment Wechmar under Italian fighter cover. Inspection of the newly arrived dummy tanks. Orders for the improvement of the positions at en Nofilia. Midday return flight to the Oasis Hun. Here only few Italian troops. Orientation by the Aide-de-Camp of the Italian commander who was not present at this time. Around evening return flight to Sirt; there conference with the commander of Italian division Pavia. Overnight in Sirt.


Early dummy tank on Kübelwagen chassis. Via Afrikakorps.org and Axishistory.com forum

Ground and air situation unchanged.

Naval transport situation:

There are some logjams in the naval transport order, since the fourth planned transport column from Naples has not left until now due to bad weather. The Corps points out the need to urgently accelerate transport columns considering the current situation.