The British Admiralty announced the sinking of five enemy schooners by the Royal
Navy's submarines in the Mediterranean and damage to an Italian destroyer.
Russian Front, Moscow officially announced the recapture of Kaluga and with
it news that 16 Wehrmacht divisions under Heinz
had been routed.
In Africa, Erwin
striving to keep open his southern flank to maintain supply lines from
Tripoli. Bardia defences attacked.
Far East, Two night raids on Singapore.
Violent fighting south of Ipoh. In the Philippines Japanese mechanised forces
pressed toward Manila from north and south. R91
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