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28th February 1941

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Events On This Day

During night the British Royal Air Force (RAF) heavily attacked Wilhelmshaven, Emden, naval barracks near Lorient, and Boulogne.

The war against Italy, Luftwaffe bomber shot down near Benghazi, Libya.

Cairo announced that in Eritrea British troops were in contact with enemy North of Keren.

The British Admiralty and War Office issued joint statement that British forces which landed on island of Castellorizo had been withdrawn, having accomplished their object.

Enemy raided Malta, causing some casualties and considerable damage to property.

Few bombs fell at Dover. At night raiders were over London and number of flats were damaged.

The Greek War, the British Royal Air Force (RAF) shot down 27 Italian aircraft over Albania and damaged nine more.

In the Balkans, Communiqué issued at Ankara stated that there was complete Anglo-Turkish accord.

King Alfonso died at Rome.

M38 Minesweeper
Launched 28 February 1941

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