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7th April 1941

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Events On This Day

Nine relays of British Royal Air Force (RAF) heavy bombers raided Kiel. Emden and Bremerhaven also attacked.

The war against Italy, Operations around Massawa developing. Advance towards Dessie and Gondar progressing. Debra Marcos in British hands. Enemy recaptured Derna, Libya.

Considerable Luftwaffe night raids over Liverpool area, East Anglia, South West and central Scotland, London, and elsewhere. Luftwaffe bombs fell for first time in Northern Ireland. Six Luftwaffe aircraft destroyed.

In the Balkans, Germans continued violent attack in Struma valley and in heights of Nevrokop. Wehrmacht mechanised division captured Doiran, on Greek-Bulgarian-Yugoslav frontier. Reported that Yugoslavs had occupied Italian port of Zara, Dalmatia. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked motor transport near Strumitsa, Yugoslavia. Another Luftwaffe raid on Belgrade.

M132 Minesweeper
Launched 7 April 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.
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