Diary October 7, 1941
Second World War Diary for Tuesday, October 7, 1941:
Operation Barbarossa, BATTLE OF VYAZMA. Panzers break through ‘Vyazma Defence Line’. 6 Russian armies encircled (ends October 14).
Britain and Germany: Proposed exchange of badly wounded PoWs comes to nought.
China: Chinese troops recapture Ichang, east of Chungking.