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2nd June 1941

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Events On This Day

Coastal Command made daylight raid on shipping in Kiel Canal and objectives in Schlesvrig-Holstein. Kriegsmarine supply ship sunk off Norway. Night raids on Duesseldorf, Duisburg-Rulirort, Berlin, and docks at Ostend and St. Nazaire The British Royal Air Force (RAF) fighters made sweep over Northern France and Channel, attacking motor transport, aerodromes and an E-boat.

In Africa, Our troops reported to be active at Tobrul and in Sollum area. Benghazi raided at night. Operations continuing in Lakes area, Abyssinia. Stated that in Soddu area remainder of 16th Italian Colonial Battalion had been rounded up.

Near East, State of siege proclaimed in Eastern Syria. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) shot down Junkers Ju 52 troop carriers of Malta.

Slight Luftwaffe activity off British coasts. Luftwaffe bombs fell at point in northeast. At night bombs fell at places in North and northeast England and in West Midlands. Three Luftwaffe raiders destroyed.

Adolf Hitler and Mussolini met at the Brenner Pass.

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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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