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20th August 1941

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Events On This Day

Day raid on Dutch aerodrome.

Russian Front, The Wehrmacht three-pronged offensive continued. Leningrad now seriously threatened. In centre Russians reported fierce fighting near Gomel. Germans claimed success in attacks on Dnieper bridgeheads.

In Africa, Night attack on Benghazi. In the Mediterranean, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked Syracuse harbour; three balloons shot down in flames and a number of seaplanes damaged.

Mr Mackenzie King, Canadian Premier, arrived in England for discussions.

On 19 August 1941 and 20 August 1941 10,000 Jews were arrested in Paris.

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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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