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Diary January 25, 1942

German anti-tank gun in action
German anti-tank gun in action near Toropez.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, January 25, 1942:

Eastern Front

Central Sector: Zhukov attempts to storm fortified town of Gzhatsk, west of Mozhaisk, but, as he had predicted, his weakened forces are inadequate for the task demanded of them.

Sea War

Pacific: Japanese carriers Hiryu and Soryu launch air strikes against Amboina Island naval base, Netherlands East Indies.


Thailand: Government declares war on Britain and USA.
Peru and Uruguay: Governments break off relations with Axis Powers.

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