28 Oct 1941
  • 34,000 Jews were massacred in Kiev, Ukraine. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • American destroyer Anderson detected a submarine contacted and dropped depth charges; shortly after, she reported seeing "considerable oil slick". ww2dbase [CPC]
  • German submarine U-432 sank British ship Ulea 320 miles northeast of the Azores islands at 0500 hours; 19 were killed, 9 survived and were rescued by British corvettes HMS La Malouine and HMS Bluebell. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • German submarine U-106 sank British ship King Malcolm in the North Atlantic, killing all 38 aboard. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • German submarine U-68 sank British ship Hazelside 600 miles southeast off the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic at 0343 hours; 2 were killed, 44 survived and picked up by British merchant ship Malayan Prince. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Axis forces rehearsed for the planned assault on the besieged city of Tobruk, Libya. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Aleksandr Vasilevsky was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Zang Shiyi signed a document in Nanjing, China that formally recognized Manchukuo's recognition of fellow Japanese-sponsored puppet state in the formal Chinese capital. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Soviet General Grigoriy Savchenko was executed without trial. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Nikolai Rychagov, Rychagov's wife, and other accused conspirators were executed by the Soviets near Kuibyshev (now Samara), Russia. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The Soviet Military Collegium evacuated Moscow, Russia for Chkalov (now Orenburg), Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Oct 1941
F4F-3 Wildcat inside USS EnterpriseF4F-3 Wildcat undergoing maintenance in USS EnterpriseHMS Edinburgh off Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 28 Oct 1941

28 Oct 1941 Interactive Map

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




Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook  Reddit
 Twitter  Digg
 Google+  Delicious
 StumbleUpon  


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds
Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
News



Famous WW2 Quote
"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us... they can't get away this time."

Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal