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6th January 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Coastal Command aircraft attacked three Kriegsmarine merchant vessels off Norway and badly damaged one. Kriegsmarine tanker off Dutch coast received direct hit.

The war against Italy, More than 30,000 prisoners captured at Bardia, and quantities of tanks, guns, equipment and stores. British advanced elements now approaching Tobruk area, on which the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Bombers made intensive attacks. Fighter aircraft destroyed 11 enemy machines and badly damaged many others.

During the night of 6-7 January 1941 the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Heavy bombers again raided Tripoli. Raid carried out on Massawa.

During the day bombs fell in London area, on Kent and in Eastern Counties. No Luftwaffe activity at night.

The Greek war, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Again raided Valona. Greeks captured still more Italian prisoners.

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