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Day: November 12, 2012

This Week In Military History

These Are The Results For The Week Of November 12 – November 18

11/12/1944 Royal Air Force bombers sink the massive German battleship Tirpitz in the Norwegian fjord of Tromso. More than 1,200 sailors perish. 11/12/1944 Along with Royal Navy ships, His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Algonquin takes part in a surface operation against German vessels along the Norway coast. The Canadian ship scores a hit on an enemy minesweeper and assists in the sinking of another. 11/13/2006 In Afghanistan, a report from the Joint Co-ordination and Monitoring Board states that approximately 3,700 lives were lost in 2006 to militant violence. The report also points to the rising drug trade. 11/14/1940 Coventry, England, is devastated by a German air raid. 11/15/1919 Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Leckie is appointed superintendent of the Air Board’s Flying Oper...

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