Diary December 13, 1941

Russian infantry in winter camouflage
Russian infantry in winter camouflage in combat with the falling back Wehrmacht.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, December 13, 1941:

Eastern Front

Russia: STALIN ORDERS GENERAL OFFENSIVE.

Sea War

Mediterranean: Italian fast cruisers Alberico da Barbiano and Alberto di Giussano, loaded with petrol drums for Italian forces in North Africa, sunk by 3 British destroyers and Dutch destroyer Isaac Sweers south of Sicily (900 killed).

China

Hong Kong: Japanese cross from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island (night December 13-14).

Politics

Bulgaria: Government declares war on Britain and USA.
Hungary: Government declares war on USA.

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