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1st June 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the armed merchant cruiser HMS Salopian was reported sunk.

In Africa, Two Junkers Ju 87 dive bombers brought down over Tobruls, Night bombing attack on Benghazi.

Near East, The British War office announced that some 15,000 troops had been withdrawn to Egypt from Crete. Evacuation continued.

In Iraq, British troops entered Baghdad.

Heavy Luftwaffe night raid on Manchester. Luftwaffe bombs also fell at widely separated places elsewhere. Luftwaffe fighter shot down in sea.

Clothes Rationing Order announced to be in force.

It was announced that London's War Weapons Week totalled £123,960,000

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