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3rd October 1941

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Events On This Day

Escorted Kriegsmarine supply ship set on fire off Gravelines. One flak ship sunk and three others damaged. Blenheims attacked Ostend docks. At night Coastal Command attacked docks at Aalborg, Denmark. Night attacks also on docks at Dunkirk, Rotten darn, Antwerp and Brest.

Russian Front, Soviet claimed new successes in Leningrad sector. Successful counter-attacks by Voroshilov around Lake Ilmen.

In Africa, Several important raids made from Tobruk. Enemy forced to evacuate strong points. Night air attack on Bardia harbour.

In the Mediterranean, Daylight raid on power station and munition factory at Marina di Catanzaro, South. Italy.

Luftwaffe night raid on an East Anglian coast town. One Luftwaffe aircraft destroyed.

Australian premier, Mr. A. W. Fadden, resigned.

Adolf Hitler, speaking in Berlin, announced a gigantic operation on the Russian front.

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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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