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28th April 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the minesweeper HMS Elgin destroyed a Heinkel He 111 without casualty or damage. Coastal Command attacked two Kriegsmarine destroyers escorting supply ships off Dutch coast. Day raids on Emden, shipping off France and Holland, factories, docks, and aerodromes in Holland. Night attacks on Scharnhorst and Gneisenau lying at Brest.

The war against Italy, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked a number of Junker Ju 52 embarking troops at Benina. One aircraft destroyed, seven others damaged, and many casualties. Heavy night raids on aerodromes at Benina and Derna, and on Benghazi.

Luftwaffe day raid on coastal district in northeast Scotland. Bombs also fell on East and northeast coasts of England. Heavy night attack on Plymouth. Enemy also over East Anglia. Four Luftwaffe raiders destroyed.

In the Balkans, It was announced in Sydney that evacuation of Australian troops from Greece had begun.

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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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