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Diary October 7, 1941

German tank spearheads are closing the Vyazma pocket
German tank spearheads are closing the Vyazma pocket. On the left a Panzer IV.
Second World War Diary for Tuesday, October 7, 1941:

Eastern Front

Operation Barbarossa, BATTLE OF VYAZMA. Panzers break through ‘Vyazma Defence Line’. 6 Russian armies encircled (ends October 14).

Home Fronts

Britain and Germany: Proposed exchange of badly wounded PoWs comes to nought.

Far East

China: Chinese troops recapture Ichang, east of Chungking.

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