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Diary October 6, 1941

German tanks capture Russian soldiers
German tanks capture Russian soldiers in October. The Vyazma and Bryansk victories dwarfed any in history.
Second World War Diary for Monday, October 6, 1941:

Eastern Front

Operation Barbarossa: BATTLE OF BRYANSK. Guderian‘s Panzers capture Bryansk southwest of Moscow and link up with 2nd Army (October 9). Two Russian armies encircled (ends October 19).

Air War

Mediterranean: RAF night raid on port of Piraeus (Greece).

Home Fronts

Australia: Curtin (Labour) forms Government.

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