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25th April 1941

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Events On This Day

Daylight sweep over Holland. Supply ship hit, railways damaged, iron and steel works at Ymuiden bombed. At night raids centred on Kiel. Berlin, Bremerhaven, Rotterdam and many other targets also attacked.

The war against Italy, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed oil tanker and other vehicles between Derna and Barce, Night raid on Benghazi.

Luftwaffe night attacks on towns in northeast England and on one in Northern Ireland. In the Balkans The Wehrmacht claimed that Pass of Thermopylae had been captured also that troops had crossed from Thessaly on to island of Euboea, and thence to mainland.

British troops reported in Mosul. Lord Gort appointed Governor and Commander-In-Chief of Gibraltar, succeeding Sir Clive Liddell.

R71 R-boat
Launched 25 April 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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