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30th August 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) shot up two flak ships off French coast, Kriegsmarine shipping off Norway attacked. Night attack on Cherbourg docks and ground defences near Dutch coast,

Russian Front, Stubborn fighting along entire front, but few indications of definite trend of battle. Odessa still holding out. Finns claimed capture of Viipuri. Berlin claimed that 57 Russian ships trying to escape from Tallinn had been sunk.

In Africa, Another heavy night raid on Tripoli, causing fires among shipping. Fleet Air Arm bombed dumps at Bardia.

In the Mediterranean, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed munition factories at Licata, Sicily. Night raids on aerodromes at Maritza and Calato, Rhodes. Fleet Air Arm torpedoed merchant vessel near Lampedusa Island.

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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