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27th June 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that HMS sloop Grimsby had been sunk. Further British Royal Air Force (RAF) sweeps over Channel and Northern France. Airfields, troops and gun posts machine-gunned. Ship sunk off Dunkirk. Steel works near Lille bombed. Seven Luftwaffe Me 109 fighters destroyed. We lost no fighters. Powerful night attack on Bremen and other targets, including Emden, Cuxhaven and Dunkirk. Twelve British bombers missing.

Russian Front, Russians retiring to new positions in direction of Siauliai (Lithuania) and Baranowicze. Heavy fighting in Luck area, Poland.

Near East, Allied forces closing in on Palmyra. Free French forces occupied Maaraba, north of Damascus. Seven Italian fighters destroyed over Malta,

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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