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29th October 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) carried out offensive sweeps over enemy occupied territory. Aerodromes, trains and ships attacked. Soviet Air Force raided Berlin at night.

Russian Front, Russians announced evacuation of Kharkov after inflicting 120,000 casualties on the Wehrmacht in that sector. The Wehrmacht claimed important breakthrough into Crimea through Perekop Isthmus.

In the Mediterranean, Comiso, Sicily, raided by naval aircraft on night of 28-29 October 1941. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers attacked Siderna, Soverato, Locri and Catanzaro Marino, South Italy.

In Africa, Tripoli heavily raided by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) on night of 28-29 October 1941. Enemy positions South of Ambazzo, Abyssinia, effectively bombed.

Vichy Government banned listening to British broadcasts.

United States naval tanker Salinas was in convoy ON-28 and was hit by two torpedoes from U-106 about 700 miles east of Newfoundland. The damaged naval tanker Salinas managed to reached Argentia, Newfoundland under own power and was repaired.

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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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