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14th November 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced the loss of the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal, which was torpedoed by U-81 and sunk on 13 November 1941. Moscow announced sinking of five Kriegsmarine transports two in the Barents Sea and three in the Baltic.

Russian Front, Heavy fighting in front of Sebastopol and Kerch. After a fortnights battle Russians dislodged the Wehrmacht from heights near Naro Fominsk, by the River Nara, with the loss of 29,000 killed and wounded.

In the Mediterranean, Night attack by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) on Brindisi as well as Catania, in Sicily.

In Africa, Night attacks by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) on objectives at Benghazi, Berka; Bardia and Derna. Aerodromes at Barce and Murtuba also attacked by South African Air Force (SAAF).

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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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