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3rd April 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced the destruction by naval aircraft of two Italian destroyers. Three raiders attacked convoy in Thames Estuary. One destroyed and two damaged by the HMS Locust.

Heavy night raid on Brest. Small scale attacks on oil tanks at Rotterdam and docks at Ostencl.

The war against Italy, British evacuation of Benghazi announced. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed Tripoli and Mersa Brega area. Cairo announced capture of Miesso on railway to Addis Ababa.

Four hour night raid on Bristol. Bombs also fell in East England and else where. Two Luftwaffe raiders destroyed.

The Greek war, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed military targets at Berat.

In the Balkans, German Legation ordered by Berlin to leaye Belgrade.

Count Teleki, Hungarian Prime Minister, committed suicide. M. Laszlo Bardossy appointed his successor.

M202 Minesweeper
Commissioned 3 April 1941

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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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