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31st August 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced further successes of submarines in the Mediterranean Fleet, which included sinking of two enemy schooners and two supply vessels. HMS trawler Thorbryn reported sunk. Day targets included railway Communications and aerodromes. Night raids on objectives in Ruhr and Rhineland, particularly Essen and Cologne. Docks at Boulogne also bombed.

Russian Front, Fierce fighting continued along entire front. Finns claimed advance beyond Viipuri. The Wehrmacht admitted Russian counter-attacks north and south of Kiev.

Sharp Luftwaffe night raid on Hull. Slight damage elsewhere. One Luftwaffe raider destroyed.

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