Today in World War II History—October 8, 1941
Friday, October 8, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Oct. 8, 1941: Germans take Orel, key city south of Moscow.
USSR establishes three regiments of female fighter pilots, including the 588th Night Bomber Regiment, later called the “Night Witches” by the Germans.
Chinese drive Japanese out of the Changsha area.