Oct 23, 1941 - Land of the Free Patriotic Cover - Trinidad Cancel to Gimbels NY

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October 23, 1941:
  • The German government banned the emigration of Jews.
  • The British destroyer HMS Cossack was torpedoed and damaged in the Atlantic Ocean by the German submarine U-563. The Cossack tried to return to Gibraltar for repairs but would sink in bad weather four days later.
  • The first of the two Mesovouno massacres was carried out by the Wehrmacht in the Greek village of Mesovouno.
  • German submarine U-593 was commissioned.


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