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6th June 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced sinking of three enemy supply ships and an armed trawler in the Atlantic after destruction of the battleship Bismarck.

In Africa, The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers made heavy night attack on the harbour at Benghazi and the aerodrome at Derna. South African Air Force (SAAF) in action in Abyssinia.

Slight Luftwaffe air activity during daylight; bombs dropped by single aircraft at two points in northeast England. By night bombs were dropped in southeast, and South West. England, and in one in London district by a single Luftwaffe plane.

Z35 Destroyer
Laid down 6 June 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.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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