Today In History

1 month 1 week ago - 1 month 1 week ago #643 by Sqdn. Ldr. Ted Striker
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1 month 5 days ago - 1 month 5 days ago #644 by snowman
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13 September 1942

The Allied raid on Tobruk, Libya resulted in failure; 746 Allied personnel were killed, wounded, or captured; the Axis suffered 66 casualties. However, the raid on Barce, Libya was successful, destroying 16 aircraft on the ground; on the way out, the Barce raiders were strafed by Italian aircraft and lost several vehicles.


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3 weeks 3 days ago - 3 weeks 3 days ago #645 by snowman
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25 September 1942

RAF Mosquito aircraft conducted a daring low-level raid on the Gestapo Headquarters in Oslo, Norway.



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1 week 3 days ago #646 by snowman
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9 October 1942

The Soviet Union eliminated the Political Commissar position from the army, leaving only one military commander in each of its units.



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