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Diary April 8, 1941


Panzer Group Kleist drive on Belgrade
On April 8, 1941 at 5:30 hours Panzer Group Kleist starts northwest of Sofia (Bulgaria) for the drive on Belgrade.
Diary for Tuesday, April 8, 1941:

East Africa

British and Free French troops capture port of Massawa.

Air War

Britain: Second ‘Blitz’ on Coventry. 230 aircraft drop 330 t. of bombs, inflicting heavy civilian casualties.

Neutrals

USA: Earle W. Graser, hero of radio series ‘The Lone Ranger‘, killed in motor accident.

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