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6th May 1941

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Events On This Day

Attacks on shipping off Dutch and German coasts. One patrol vessel sunk, another set on fire. Hamburg was main night objective. Le Havre docks also attacked.

Near East, Italy announced occupation of six islands in Cyclades group. Enemy carried out heavy raid on Malta.

In Iraq, British ejected Iraqi rebels from plateau overlooking Habbaniya, reinforcements having arrived by air from Basra.

During day bombs fell on Kent coast. At night Luftwaffe raiders attacked northeast and north-west. England and coastal town in South West. Four Luftwaffe day and nine night raiders destroyed.

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