25 Jul 1941

  • He 111 bombers of German Luftwaffe II./KG 4 were briefed for a night bombing mission over Moscow, Russia, but at the last minute they were ordered to mine the waters off Saaremaa island (German: Ă–sel) off Gulf of Riga, Estonia. ww2dbase [Gulf of Riga | CPC]

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