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25 Sep 1941
  • Hitler ordered a halt to attacks on Leningrad in northern Russia, instead ordering that the city be starved into submission. ww2dbase [Siege of Leningrad | TH]
  • Zuikaku was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Zuikaku | CPC]
  • German submarine U-124 sank British ship Empire Stream 500 miles north of the Azores islands at 0744 hours; 8 were killed, 27 survived. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • John Kennedy enlisted in the US Navy. ww2dbase [John Kennedy | CPC]
  • The Jager Report (issued on 1 Dec 1941) noted that 215 adult male, 229 adult female, and 131 children, all Jews, were killed in Jahiuna, Lithuania for a total of 575 people. ww2dbase [Discovery of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust | CPC]
  • Captain Tsunekichi Fukuzawa was named the commanding officer of repair ship Akashi. ww2dbase [Akashi | CPC]
Atlantic Ocean
  • Morosini sighted a large bomber in the Atlantic Ocean at 0854 hours; she submerged to avoid detection. ww2dbase [Morosini | CPC]
Iceland Russia
  • German and Romanian troops reached the Perekop Isthmus in Russia and began to cut off the Crimean Peninsula. ww2dbase [Krym | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Georges Boris, the Free French liaison with the BBC, spoke on air and called on all French people to stop the Germans from taking French goods. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 25 Sep 1941
Zuikaku on the day of her commissioning, Japan, 25 Sep 1941Corporal Butcher and Drivers George Lawson, Skews, Shoobridge, and M. J. Chalmers of Australian 9th Division Army Service Corps at Tobruk, Libya, 25 Sep 1941

25 Sep 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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