Powerful units of British Eastern. Fleet arrived at Singapore. Australian Government
announced loss of HMAS Sydney after she had sunk the German armed merchantmen
Russian Front, Rostov pursuit of the Wehrmacht continued.
Soviet troops sweeping Southwest from Voroshilovgrad drove Italian and Hungarian
troops towards Saalino, 100 miles North West of Rostov.
In Africa, Erwin
succeeded in breaking through the Tobruk corridor and linking up his
15. Panzer-Division and 21. Panzer-Division. Erwin
Afrika Corps recaptured Sidi Rezegh and Bir el Hamid. Command Headquarters
at Nairobi announced that enemy prisoners taken at Gondar numbered 11,500 Italian
and 12,000 native troops. The attacking force numbered less than half the enemy.
Luftwaffe, activity at night over South West England. Two Luftwaffe
raiders destroyed. Mr. Churchill described Governments new manpower policy in
the House of Commons.
Italian official Stefani agency reported a vast
conspiracy against the State.
Three Axis divisions reported engaged
against Serbian forces in Western Moravia. Go To: 3rd
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
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