Seven Me 109
during British Royal Air Force (RAF) sweeps over northern France. Two British
fighters missing. Night attack on Karlsruhe and objectives in West Germany as
well as on the docks at Le Havre.
Russian Front, Russians reported gains
in local actions near Leningrad. The Wehrmacht claimed defeat of large Russian
forces south of Lake Ilmen. Gerd
launched powerful new offensive in Ukraine.
39 killed and 93 injured in enemy air raid on Cairo area. Harbours and shipping
at Tripoli and Benghazi attacked during night. Stores at Bardia bombed.
In Iran, The Shah abdicated, being succeeded by his son, Mohammed Riza Pahlev.
Few Luftwaffe bombs from night raiders at points in eastern England. One
Luftwaffe He 111
bomber destroyed. Go To: 17th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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