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2nd October 1941

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Events On This Day

Offensive sweep over North France. 7 Luftwaffe fighters destroyed. Night attack on the docks at Brest and docks and shipping at St. Nazaire,

Russian Front, Russian successes claimed in the Leningrad area. Violent fighting around Poltava. Crimea drive held.

In Africa, Creation of an Eastern and Western Army in the Middle East announced from Cairo. Night bombing raid on Bardia.

Luftwaffe night raids over various parts of England and Scotland. Three Luftwaffe aircraft destroyed.

In Czechoslovakia, 120 Czechs reported executed in four days by Reinhard Heydrich. Michele Pascolata appointed Food and Supply Dictator in Italy.

R84 R-boat
Launched 2 October 1941

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