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Diary February 26, 1942


Battlecruiser 'Gneisenau' in dry dock at Kiel
Battlecruiser ‘Gneisenau’ in dry dock at Kiel after being hit by a RAF bomb.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, February 26, 1942:

Air War

Germany: RAF cripples German battlecruiser Gneisenau at Kiel; a complete rebuilding (with the original 38-cm guns) is planned, but never implemented because Hitler order to stop work on all capital ships in 1943.

Home Front

USA: All 3,000 Japanese-American residents of Terminal Islands in Los Angeles harbour ordered to leave within 3 days.

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