11 Oct 1941
  • At Bryansk, Russia, enveloped Soviet 3rd and 13th Armies counterattacked positions held by troops of German Panzergruppe 2 and broke through. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Soviet submarine ShCh-322 was lost in the Gulf of Finland to unknown reason; all 40 aboard were killed. She had most likely struck a mine. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Soviet submarine S8 departed Kronstadt near Leningrad, Russia. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • HMS Cumberland, on completion of dockyard work, carried out post refit trials. ww2dbase [Cumberland | DS]
  • Walther von Brauchitsch was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Michael the Brave of Romania. ww2dbase [Walther von Brauchitsch | CPC]
Germany
  • Paul von Kleist was mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht daily radio report. ww2dbase [Paul von Kleist | CPC]
  • Alexander Löhr was mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht daily radio report. ww2dbase [Alexander Löhr | CPC]
Mediterranean Sea
  • Malta-based British bombers of No. 830 Squadron attacked an Italian convoy 100 miles north of Tripoli, sinking ships Zena and Casaregis. ww2dbase [Malta Campaign | CPC]
Russia
  • Thousands fled Moscow, Russia based on rumors of an imminent German capture of the Soviet capital. To the west, the enveloped Soviet troops at Vyasma suffered a heavy artillery and air bombardment that caused heavy casualties. ww2dbase [Battle of Moscow | Vyasma, Smolensk | TH]
  • Allied convoy PQ-1, consisted of 11 merchant ships escorted by 7 British warships, arrived in Arkhangelsk, Russia. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | Arkhangelsk | 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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