Diary February 7, 1942

Russians search the remains of a German column

Russians search the remains of a German column on the Wolokolamsk road.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, February 7, 1942:

Eastern Front

Central Sector: Fierce fighting in suburbs of Rzhev, 209 km northwest of Moscow.
Southern Sector: In Ukraine, Timoshenko recaptures Trosna, southwest of Orel and Krasnograd, southwest of Kharkov.
Northern Sector: Heavy fighting on Leningrad front.

Southeast Asia

Malaya: Japanese artillery bombardment of Singapore Island.

Air War

Pacific: Japanese bomb Palembang, destroying 34 British aircraft.


Spain: Anti-British riots in Tangier (Consulate wrecked); martial law declared next day.

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