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Diary January 8, 1942


German post observed the Russian positions
A German post observes the Russian positions. A grenade is ready placed directly in front of him.
WW2 War Diary for Thursday, January 8, 1942:

Eastern Front

Central Sector: South of Mozhaisk, Russian troops recapture Mosalsk, Vetchino and Serpeysk; north of Mozhaisk, Zhukov‘s forces have recaptured 51 villages in two days but German garrison at Mozhaisk continues obstinate resistance.

Occupied Territories

Iraq: Raschid Ali sentenced to death in absentia by court-marshal in Baghdad.

Sea War

Southeast Asia: 45 Japanese troop transports arrive at Patani and Singora (Thailand). Japanese land at Jesselton (north Borneo).

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