2 Sep 1941

France
  • RAF bombers began daylight bombing of targets in northern France. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt officially approved the site for the construction of the future Pentagon building. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Sep 1941
Villagers sending off conscripts, Russia, 2 Sep 1941German soldier capturing a Soviet soldier near the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union, 2 Sep 1941; note MP 40 submachine gunMajor General Arthur Allen, commander of Australian 7th Division, and Lieutenant Colonel Murray Moten, commander of Australian 2/27th Infantry Battalion, Hammana, Lebanon, 2 Sep 1941

2 Sep 1941 Interactive Map

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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Famous WW2 Quote
"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944