Lyrics A.Shaganov, music O.Makin

April 11, 1941-1945, military history

April 20, 2015, 6:43 a.m.


Today, April 11, 2015. On this day in the war years:

In 1941:

The British Ambassador in Moscow, Cripps, waiting for an appointment with Molotov, to give him warning of Churchill about the impending German attack, began to act on their own. He gave the Deputy Minister for foreign Affairs Andrey Vyshinsky personal message outlining the main idea of the message of Churchill that the present moment is "probably the last opportunity for the Soviet government to take measures to prevent direct attack of the German armies on its borders".

In 1942:

A German soldier appeared Adler found a letter from his parents in which they write: "We are very disappointed that you went to the Eastern front. You're still so young. In case of an attack of the enemy hide in a ditch or somewhere else. Try and get a messenger to headquarters. Avoid advanced positions". This was reported by the Soviet information Bureau.

Japanese forces captured the Philippine island of Cebu and began the siege of the fortress of Corregidor at the entrance to Manila Bay.

In 1943:

40th anniversary met Soviet statesman, one of the leaders of the Gulag, General-major of engineering service Georgii Mikhailovich Orlov, head of the Main administration of camps for industrial construction of the USSR NKVD, who later became a Minister of the pulp and paper industry.

In 1944:

Separate coastal army with the assistance of the black sea fleet broke through the enemy defences on the Kerch Peninsula and liberated Kerch. During occupation and fights Hitlerites killed 29 thousand civilians and prisoners of war, more than 14 thousand people were taken away to Germany. By the time of the liberation in the town had only 30 residents. The invaders destroyed all industrial enterprises, 85 percent of the housing stock.

Troops of the 4th Ukrainian front liberated Dzhankoy, as well as more than 50 other settlements. In the Kishinev direction released more than 30 settlements, Tiraspolska – more than 100.

In Romania, to the South from the town of Botosani, niche forces, he crossed the river Seret, captured the town and large railway junction Pachkami.

April 11, our troops disabled and destroyed German tank 132. In air battles or by anti-aircraft fire shot down 47 enemy aircraft.

In 1945:

Our troops have occupied more than 40 settlements in the area 11 of the Carpathians and Northwest of Bratislava. In Vienna, the troops of the 3rd Ukrainian front crossed the Danube canal and took possession of the area situated between the canal and the Danube.

American troops reached the Elbe near Wittenberg, 120 kilometers Northwest of Berlin.

The 1,300 American heavy bombers carried out a RAID at 7 airfields in the Berlin area.

Began an armed uprising of Italian partisans controlled by German troops in Northern Italy.

The newspaper "Pravda" reported: In Poland, introduced labor conscription for citizens of both sexes from 16 to 60 years for the restoration of Warsaw. Labor service imply any kind of mental and physical labor that are directly or indirectly associated with the revival of the capital. From labor service are exempt parliamentarians, military men, clergymen, judges and prosecutors, disabled, pregnant women and mothers with children up to 13 years.



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