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22nd September 1941

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Events On This Day

5,000 ton Kriegsmarine supply ship hit by a Beaufort aircraft off Norway. Night attack on the docks at Boulogne.

Russian Front, Soviet forces encircled east of Kiev still put up vigorous resistance. Marshal Semyon Timoshenko's armies continued their advance in the Smolensk area. Pressure on Leningrad relieved by Russian counter-attacks from the Valdai Hills. Moscow announced arrival of British and American missions.

In Africa, Harbour at Benghazi and objectives at Tripoli bombed on night of 22-23 September 1941.

King George of Greece arrived in London.

Tanks for Russia week began.

Lord Linlithgow's term of office as Viceroy of India extended to April 1943.

M101 Minesweeper
Commissioned 22 September 1941

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Tanks for Russia week

M. Maisky, Soviet Ambassador in London, addresses workers after taking delivery of the first tank made in the Tanks for Russia Week which started on 22 September 1941 and resulted in 20 per cent increase over the previous best.
Photo, G.P.U.

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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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