Diary March 22, 1941

German battlecruiser Scharnhorst
German battlecruiser Scharnhorst pictured from her sister ship Gneisenau during the Atlantic operation.
Diary for Saturday, March 22, 1941:

Sea War

Atlantic: German battlecruisers Gneisenau and Scharnhorst return to Brest having sunk 22 ships totalling 116,000 t during ‘Operation Berlin‘.


Vichy France: Britain gives its permission for emergency supplies of American flour to be shipped to Vichy France.
USA: Grand Coulee Dam operational two years ahead of schedule – world’s largest source of electric power.


Roberto Farinacci, member of Italian Fascist Grand Council and editor of newspaper Regime Fascista, reported killed in action.

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