Siege of Leningrad (Day 115): 52,000 people die of starvation and lack of medical treatment in December.
Merchant shipping losses in December 1941: 30 Allied ships with 113,802 tons in Atlantic, 255 Allied ship with 469,904 tons elsewhere.
14 Axis ships with 61,081 tons in Mediterranean.
12 Japanese ships with 57,758 tons in Pacific.
6 U-boats sunk in the Atlantic, Arctic or Baltic. 80 serviceable U-boats in Atlantic.
Reasons of Allied shipping losses in 1941:
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