World War 2 History and events that happened in November

World War II Today: November 3

1940 U99 sinks armed merchant-cruiser Laurentic off Iceland. Greek troops trap the Italian 3rd Alpine Division taking 5,000 prisoners. British troops arrive in Greece. 1941 Germans troops capture Kursk. Off Greece, HMS Proteus makes first radar attack by a sub, damaging Italian tanker Tampico. General Auchinleck is forced to postpone ‘Operation Crusader‘ for 1 week so as to

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