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16th February 1941

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Events On This Day

Leaflets were dropped over Cracow and Katovice areas of Poland by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during night of 15-16 February 1941. Bomber Command made daylight attacks on harbour at Hellevoetsluis, shipping off Dutch coast, and targets at Zeebrugge, Middelburg and Den Helder.

The war against Italy, Continued support by their British Royal Air Force (RAF) in Keren region. Heavy damage done at Mai Adaga. Dive bombers attacked Italian, posts on east bank of Juba river, Abyssinia.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed aerodromes at Brindisi and in Sicily on night of 15-16 February 1941. Malta raided ten times.

Some Luftwaffe day activity by single aircraft. Bombs fell in London area and at some places in eastern and Southeast England and Home Counties. At night bombs fell in East Anglia and Northeast coast town.

Luftwaffe bomber shot down at Shoreham.

The Greek War, the British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked enemy positions in Buzi area, North of Tepelini.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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