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12th September 1941

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Events On This Day

Kriegsmarine convoy attacked off Dutch coast; one ship set on fire. Naval aircraft attacked shipping in Bodo area of Norwegian coast and military targets in vicinity. One Kriegsmarine supply ship sunk, others damaged. Night attacks on Frankfurt and elsewhere in Rhineland, Cherbourg and St. Nazaire.

Russian Front, Continued Russian counter-attacks outside Leningrad, in central sector and on Lower Dnieper. First snow fell in Leningrad area.

In Africa, South African Air Force (SAAF) bombed landing grounds at Gambut and Gazala. At night Fleet Air Arm raided Bardia and Gambut.

In the Mediterranean, Fleet Air Arm and the British Royal Air Force (RAF) made night and day attacks on convoy bound for Tripoli. Every ship hit. On 11-12 September 1941 the British Royal Air Force (RAF). attacked ships and drydock at Palermo Fleet Air Arm bombed factory at Licata and railway at Ragusa.

Two Luftwaffe night raiders destroyed.

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The Second Great War.
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2194 Days Of War.
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