1941 in Germany

Events in the year 1941 in Germany.

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1941
in
Germany

Decades:
See also:Other events of 1941
History of Germany  • Timeline  • Years

Incumbents

National level

Head of State and Chancellor


Events

January

February

  • 3 February — The Nazis forcibly restore Pierre Laval to office in occupied Vichy France.
  • 12 February — Erwin Rommel arrives in Tripoli.
  • 19 February - 22 February — Three Nights' Blitz over Swansea, South Wales: Over these 3 nights of intensive bombing, which last a total of 13 hours and 48 minutes, Swansea's town centre is almost completely obliterated by the 896 high explosive bombs employed by the Luftwaffe. 230 deaths and 397 casualties reported.

March

  • 24 March — Rommel launches his first offensive in Cyrenaica.

April

May

June

  • 14 June — All German and Italian assets in the United States are frozen.
  • 16 June — All German and Italian consulates in the United States are ordered closed and their staffs to leave the country by 10 July.
  • 22 June — Germany invades the Soviet Union under Operation Barbarossa.

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "The History Place - Great Speeches Collection: Cardinal Galen's Speech - Against Nazi Euthanasia".
  2. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. pp. 186–91. ISBN 0-13-354027-8.
  3. ^ Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. p. 114. ISBN 0-13-354027-8.