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11th April 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers carried out offensive sweeps over North France.

Russian Front, Soviet troops reported to be within sight of Bryansk.

In the Mediterranean, Two more heavy raids on Malta. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers made night attack on Crete.

In Burma, The Japanese launched heavy attack on British positions South West of Taungdwingyi.

In the Philippines, United States War Department announced that 12,000 Japanese had landed on the island of Cebu. Intensive air attacks on Corregidor and Fort Hughes.

M433 Minesweeper
Launched 11 April 1942

M434 Minesweeper
Launched 11 April 1942

Rudolf Peters
Takes command of the Battleship Gneisenau on 11 April 1942 to 1 July 1942

R99 R-boat
Launched 11 April 1942

Z31 Destroyer
Commissioned 11 April 1942

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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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