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9th August 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that a Heinkel He 111 was hot down at night by minesweepers antiaircraft gunfire. Eighteen Luftwaffe Me 109 fighters destroyed over France during offensive sweeps. Ten British fighters missing.

Russian Front, The Wehrmacht announced capture of Korosten, 100 miles North West of Kiev; Russians reported no change in areas of fighting. Luftwaffe bombers made night raid on Moscow eight shot down.

In Africa, Night raids on Libyan, ports, including Tripoli, Bardia, Bengliazr and Derna.

M323 Minesweeper
Launched 9 August 1941

M364 Minesweeper
Launched 9 August 1941

M381 Minesweeper
Commissioned 9 August 1941

Z28 Destroyer
Commissioned 9 August 1941

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Heinkel He 111

Me 109

Z28 Destroyer

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