Diary January 11, 1941

loading Condor with bomb

Armourers preparing to load an SC-250 bomb on the rack under the outer engine nacelle of a Fw 200 Condor.

Diary for Saturday, January 11, 1941:

Sea War

Ju 87 Stukas cripple heavy cruiser HMS Southampton for second time near Malta. She must be abandoned.
German and Italian submarines and Fw 200 Condor aircraft carry out first successful combined operations (January 11 – February 4): U-boats sink 13, Italian submarines sink 5, Condors sink 15 ships.

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