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3rd February 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that Luftwaffe aircraft had bombed ship containing Italian war prisoners, causing many casualties.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed Brest docks and other targets before dawn.

The war against Italy, Advanced elements captured Cyrene, west of Derna. British troops captured Barentu, Eritrea. Mechanised forces continued to press upon Italians retreating towards Keren. In Abyssinia pursuit of enemy forces towards Gondar continued. South African forces occupied two Italian frontier posts on Dukana front, 10 miles inside Abyssinian border.

On night of 2-3 February 1941 the British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombed Castel Benito aerodrome of Tripoli, and surrounding districts.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers raided Berka aerodrome and Barce. Fighters made machine-gun attacks on troops between Slonta and Tecnis.

South African bombers attacked Gobwen aerodrome, near Kismayu, destroying 5 aircraft.

Single Luftwaffe aircraft made number of daylight raids over East and Southeast coast. Bombs fell in London area and in East Anglia and Kent. At night raiders were reported over London outskirts and from widely separated places in England.

Luftwaffe bomber shot down by fighters into Thames estuary.

The Greek War, Athens announced further successful local operations and more prisoners taken.

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