Today in World War II History—July 15, 1941
Thursday, July 15, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—July 15, 1941: Double agent Juan Garcia (“Garbo”), working for Britain, sends his first fake communiqué to Berlin.
Germans encircle 300,000 Soviets in Smolensk pocket, which delays the drive on Moscow.
US extends Security Zone from 26˚ W to 22˚ W, including Iceland within Western Hemisphere defense zone.