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29th November 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty's communiqué announced that submarine HMS Tigris had sunk 5 enemy ships and seriously damaged a sixth and that submarine HMS Trident had sunk 3 enemy ships and seriously damaged 4 others in the Arctic. Two were transports packed with troops for the Murmansk front.

Russian Front, Soviet forces crossed the Don and drove the Wehrmacht out of Rostov. Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist army forced to retreat in disorder towards Taganrog. Russians recaptured several villages southeast of Kalinin.

In Africa, Big new tank battle began. General Johann von Ravenstein, commander of the 21. Panzer-Division, captured. British patrols reached Cyrenaican coast between Jedabia and Benghazi. Night raids by the British Royal Air Force (RAF). on Derna and Benghazi.

All leave for British troops in Singapore stopped.

Two more Wehrmacht soldiers killed by an explosion in Paris.

M421 Minesweeper
Launched 29 November 1941

Go To: 30th November


HMS Tigris Picture

HMS Tigris, which recently inflicted severe losses on Kriegsmarine transports and supply vessels in Arctic waters, is a patrol type submarine of the Triton class. Her captain, Commander H. F. Bone, Distinguished Service Order (DSO), Distinguished Service Cross (DSC), Royal Navy (RN), is seen in the conning tower of the Tigris.
Photo, British Official, Crown Copyright

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