14 Sep 1941
  • The German Armeegruppe Mitte encircled two full Soviet Armies near Kiev, Ukraine. ww2dbase [Operation Barbarossa | TH]
  • The German XXXXI Armeekorps (mot[orized]) attacked Soviet positions southwest of Leningrad, Russia, while Soviet troops counterattacked into the flanks of the German assault. ww2dbase [Siege of Leningrad | CPC]
Libya
  • Hans-Joachim Marseille shot down the Australian Hurricane fighter flown by Lieutenant Pat Byers over Bardia, Libya, his 18th kill. ww2dbase [Hans-Joachim Marseille | Bardia | 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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