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5th January 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the trawler HMS Kennymore and the drifter HMS Harvest Gleaner had been sunk.

The British Coastal Command aircraft attacked shipping in docks at Brest and an enemy aerodrome.

The war against Italy, All resistance at Bardia ceased and garrison surrendered. Prisoners so far captured exceeded 25,000.

Few bombs fell during day in East Anglia. At night baskets of incendiaries were dropped over London, and some high explosives.

The Greek war, Limited local actions in Albania. Greeks took over 200 more prisoners and much material.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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