Russian Front, Moscow announced that General Meretsov's forces had advanced 45
miles beyond Tikhvin.
In Africa, British armoured forces attempting to
head off Erwin
forces and force them to give battle west of Benghazi.
Far East, Japanese invaders of Malaya thrusting towards Ipoh, 300 miles north
of Singapore. Adolf
declared himself Commander-in-Chief of the Wehrmacht Armies. Field
Col. Knox announced that 14 enemy
submarines had been sunk or damaged in Atlantic by United States Navy.
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Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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