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27th October 1941

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Events On This Day

Seaplane base at Ostend raided. The British carry out an offensive sweep over North France. Six Luftwaffe fighters destroyed.

Russian Front, Russian troops made a successful counter-attack across the river Nara. The Wehrmacht made further progress in the Donetz basin.

In the Mediterranean, Goods train blown up by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) near Cotrone, South Italy.

In Africa, Benghazi harbour raided by heavy bombers on night of 26-27 October 1941. Again attacked in daylight on 27 October 1941 by the South African Air Force (SAAF). Store dumps near Gambut raided by medium bombers. Trenches at Deva, near Gondar, bombed by the British Royal Air Force (RAF)

In the united states of America, President Roosevelt, in a broadcast, declared that America was at her battle stations.

Venezuelan Government ordered withdrawal of all consuls from Germany and German occupied territories.

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