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22nd August 1941

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Events On This Day

In France, The German Occupation Authority announces that anyone working for or aiding the Free French resistance will be sentenced to death.

Two Luftwaffe fighters destroyed during the British Royal Air Force (RAF) patrols over Channel and French coast. Heinkel He 111 shot down off east coast. Night attacks on Mannheim, harbour at Le Havre, docks at Ostend and Dunkirk, and many aerodromes.

Russian Front, Moscow reported strong resistance to the Wehrmacht offensive in Leningrad sector. Stated that Russian bombers had attacked Kriegsmarine transports in Black Sea two sunk, third set on fire, others damaged.

In Africa, During night of 21-22 August 1941 the British Royal Air Force (RAF) dropped 25 tons of bombs on Tripoli,

R80 R-boat
Launched 22 August 1941

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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