Diary May 2, 1941

HMS Jersey
The British destroyer HMS Jersey before sunk.
Diary for Friday, May 2, 1941:

Sea War

Mediterranean: British destroyer Jersey mined and sunk in entrance to Valletta Harbour, Malta.

Middle East

Iraqi artillery shells Habbaniyah base.

Home Front

Germany – ‘Oldenburg Plan’: German Economic Staff formed to plan large-scale economic exploitation of conquered Russian territories reports: ‘ . . many millions of people will starve to death in Russia if we take out of the country the things necessary for us.’

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