30 Jul 1941
  • A committee consisted of US Treasury, State, and Justice Department officials granted an exception of the rule to freeze Japanese national assets so that Tatsuta Maru's owners could withdraw enough funds to pay for fuel for a return trip to Japan. ww2dbase [Tatsuta Maru | CPC]
  • Bremse was attacked by British Albacore torpedo bombers and Fulmar fighters of carrier HMS Victorious, but the aircraft caused no damage. ww2dbase [Bremse | CPC]
Mediterranean Sea
  • British submarine HMS Cachalot was scuttled during an engagement with Italian torped boat Generale Achille Papa in the Mediterranean Sea north of Benghazi, Libya. ww2dbase [Cachalot (Grampus-class) | HM]
Russia Photo(s) dated 30 Jul 1941
British War Office personnel instructing Home Guard personnel on the use of a Northover Projector in Saxmundham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, 30 Jul 1941

30 Jul 1941 Interactive Map

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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