13 Jul 1941
  • The first of the Spanish volunteers began leaving Spain for military training in Germany. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The German Armeegruppe Nord continued advancing towards Luga in northern Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • The Armistice of Saint Jean d'Acre negotiations at Acre, British Mandate of Palestine was stalled as the French rejected British demands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The Norwegian merchant steamer Inga I arrived at Oban, Scotland, United Kingdom for repairs. ww2dbase [HM]
United States
  • The newspaper The New York Times reported that the famed Polish Jewish violinist Henri Czaplinski (aka. Genrikh Maksimovich Chaplinsky in Soviet documents) had escaped an NKVD prison in Lvov, Ukraine during a German bombing. ww2dbase [CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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