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Diary January 29, 1942


First aid to a crew member of a knocked-out British Crusader tank
First aid to a crew member of a knocked-out British Crusader tank by a soldier of Rommel’s Afrika Korps, east of Benghazi.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, January 29, 1942:

North Africa

Rommel recaptures Benghazi.

Home Fronts

Britain: Churchill wins Parliamentary Vote of Confidence, 464-1.
First broadcast of ‘Desert Island Discs‘ – BBC’s longest-running record programme.

Sea War

Atlantic: US Coast Guard cutter Alexander Hamilton (200 t) sunk by U-boat U-132, off Reykjavik.

Air War

Germany: 39 RAF bombers attacking Münster and dropping 38t of bombs.

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