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11th June 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked docks at Ymuiden and shipping at Zeebrugge. An Kriegsmarine tanker destroyed in Straits of Dover. Fighters carried out offensive patrols over Northern France and Belgium. By night the Bomber Command made a heavy attack on the Ruhr. Attacks were also made on Cologne and docks at Rotterdam and Boulogne.

The Coastal Command and Fleet Air Arm attacked docks at Dunkirk and seaplane base at Norderney.

In Africa, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) continued to attack enemy motor transport and troops in Libya.

Near East, Allied forces in Syria continued to make progress. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers attacked the aerodrome at Palmyra. Tel Aviv was raided by enemy aircraft.

Luftwaffe night raiders dropped bombs in many districts of England, but casualties were not heavy except at one point. Leaflets were dropped on villages in east of England.

M342 Minesweeper
Launched11 June 1941

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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