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7th February 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the destroyer HMS Vanity shot down a Dornier Do 17.

During night waves of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers attacked German invasion ports.

War against Italy, General Wavell's forces now sweeping southwards round Gulf of Sidra. Situation round Keren, Eritrea, developing satisfactorily.

Free French force from Chad captured Italian air base at Kufra, South Libya.

In Abyssinia, advance along Gondar road progressing. Area of penetration into British Somaliland being continually enlarged.

Single Luftwaffe aircraft dropped bombs on town on Northeast coast of Scotland. Town on East Anglian coast attacked.

The Greek War, Heavy shelling of Tepelini area continued.

R162 R-boat
Launched 7 February 1941

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Sources

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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