Diary January 8, 1941

battleship 'Giulio Cesare'
The Italian battleship ‘Giulio Cesare’ from World War One was completely modernized between 1933 and 1937.
Diary for Wednesday, January 8, 1941:

Air War

RAF night raid on Naples: battleship Giulio Cesare damaged (she has to be moved to La Spezia).


USA: $17.5 billion Defense Budget announced.

Home Fronts

Britain: Death of Lord Baden-Powell, World Chief Scout, Founder of Scout movement and a hero in the doubtful Boer War, at Nyeri, Kenya, aged 84.

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