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11th February 1942

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Events On This Day

Russian Front,Continued fierce fighting in the Leningrad sector.

In Africa, No change in the land situation.

Far East, British forces made a further withdrawal on Singapore Island. Japanese bombed Samarai, off Southeast coast of New Guinea. Further Japanese landings in South Celebes.

Operation Cerberus, The Channel Dash, was a major naval operation during the Second World War in which a Kriegsmarine Flotilla comprising of the battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, and heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen along with escorts, ran a British blockade and successfully sailed from Brest in Brittany to their home bases in Germany via the English Channel.

R42 R-boat
Sunk 11 February 1942

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Scharnhorst  battleship

Gneisenau battleship

Prinz Eugen heavy cruiser

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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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