b-blog

Today in World War II History—July 9, 1941

German generals Fedor von Bock, Hermann Hoth, and Wolfram von Richthofen, USSR, 8 Jul 1941 (German Federal Archive, Bild 101I-265-0048A-03)

German generals Fedor von Bock, Hermann Hoth, and Wolfram von Richthofen, USSR, 8 Jul 1941 (German Federal Archive, Bild 101I-265-0048A-03)

80 Years Ago—July 9, 1941: British cryptographers crack Enigma code for the Eastern Front.

Germans take Vitebsk, Byelorussia.

Australians take Damour, the final battle in the Lebanon campaign.