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19 Sep 1941
  • Japanese troops crossed the Milo River during advance on Changsha. ww2dbase [Second Battle of Changsha | CPC]
  • Lord Woolton called the black market in Britain "a thorn in our side". ww2dbase [CPC]
  • German submarine U-74 sank Canadian corvette HMCS LĂ©vis of Allied convoy SC-44 125 miles east of Iceland at 0603 hours; 18 were killed, 40 survived). At 1433 hours, German submarine U-372 attacked the same convoy 100 miles east of Iceland, sinking already-damaged British ship Baron Pentland; 2 were killed, 39 survived). ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Cruisers HMS Ajax, HMS Neptune, and HMAS Hobart arrived in Alexandria, Egypt after delivering supplies to Tobruk, Libya and began to embark troops of the UK 70th Infantry Division. ww2dbase [Hobart | CPC]
  • Light cruiser Voroshilov bombarded Axis troop positions near Sevastopol, Russia. ww2dbase [Voroshilov | Sevastopol | CPC]
  • German troops captured Kiev, Ukraine, along with 600,000 prisoners, 2,500 tanks, and 1,000 artillery pieces. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | Kiev | TH]
Photo(s) dated 19 Sep 1941
Aerial photograph of Flensburger Schiffbau facilities, Flensburg, Germany, 19 Sep 1941

19 Sep 1941 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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