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9 Aug 1941
  • The Soviet Shchuka-class submarine ShCh-307 (Treska) commanded by N. I. Petrov torpedoed and sank the German submarine U-144 west of Hiiumaa Island in the Baltic Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
  • Atlantic Charter Conference began between US and UK leadership. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
France
  • Battle of Britain ace Wing Commander Douglas Bader was involved in a mid-air collision with a German Bf 109 fighter over northern France. He parachuted from his crippled aircraft by releasing and leaving behind in his Spitfire fighter one of his two artificial legs. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
Ukraine
  • Romanian 30th Dorobanti Regiment captured the village of Ponyatovka, Ukraine while other Romanian units captured the railway town of Razdelnaya. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 9 Aug 1941
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and RooseveltWinston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and RooseveltPresident Franklin Roosevelt and his dinner guests aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 9 Aug 1941.

9 Aug 1941 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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