1941

Jan 22, 1941 – Tobruk in North Africa falls to the British and Australians.

Feb 11, 1941 – British forces advance into Italian Somaliland in East Africa.

Feb 12, 1941 – German General Erwin Rommel arrives in Tripoli, North Africa.

Feb 14, 1941 – First units of German ‘Afrika Korps’ arrive in North Africa.

March 7, 1941 – Engeland stuurt strijdkrachten naar Griekenland .

March 11, 1941 – President Roosevelt ondertekend de Lend-Lease Act.

March 27, 1941 – Een staatsgreep in Joegoslavie verlaagd de pro-Duitse regering.

April 3, 1941 – Een Pro-Duits regering komt aan de macht in Irak.

April 6, 1941 – Nazis invade Greece and Yugoslavia.

April 14, 1941 – Rommel doet een aanval op Tobruk.

April 17, 1941 – Yugoslavia surrenders to the Nazis.

April 27, 1941 – Greece surrenders to the Nazis.

May 1, 1941 – German attack on Tobruk is repulsed.

May 10, 1941 – Deputy Führer Rudolph Hess flies to Scotland.

May 10/11 – Heavy German bombing of London; British bomb Hamburg.

May 15, 1941 – Operation Brevity begins (the British counter-attack in Egypt).

May 24, 1941 – De HMS Hood wordt door de KMS Bismark tot zinken gebracht

May 27, 1941 – De KMS Bismarck wordt door de Royal Navy tot zinken gebracht

June 4, 1941 – Pro-Allied? government installed in Iraq.

June 8, 1941 – Allies invade Syria and Lebanon.

June 14, 1941 – United States freezes German and Italian assets in America.

June 22, 1941 – Germany attacks Soviet Union as Operation Barbarossa begins.

In June – Nazi SS Einsatzgruppen begin mass murder.

June 28, 1941 – Germans capture Minsk.

July 3, 1941 – Stalin calls for a scorched earth policy.

July 10, 1941 – Germans cross the River Dnieper in the Ukraine.

July 12, 1941 – Mutual Assistance agreement between British and Soviets.

July 14, 1941 – British occupy Syria.

July 26, 1941 – Roosevelt freezes Japanese assets in United States and suspends relations.

July 31, 1941 – Goring instructs Heydrich to prepare for the Final Solution.

Aug 1, 1941 – United States announces an oil embargo against aggressor states.

Aug 14, 1941 – Roosevelt and Churchill announce the Atlantic Charter.

Aug 20, 1941 – Nazi siege of Leningrad begins.

Sept 1, 1941 – Nazis order Jews to wear yellow stars.

Sept 3, 1941 – First experimental use of gas chambers at Auschwitz.

Sept 19, 1941 – Nazis take Kiev.

Sept 29, 1941 – Nazis murder 33,771 Jews at Kiev.

Oct 2, 1941 – Operation Typhoon? begins (German advance on Moscow).

Oct 16, 1941 – Germans take Odessa.

Oct 24, 1941 – Germans take Kharkov.

Oct 30, 1941 – Germans reach Sevastopol.

Nov 13, 1941 – British aircraft carrier Ark Royal is sunk off Gibraltar by a U-boat.

Nov 20, 1941 – Germans take Rostov.

Nov 27, 1941 – Soviet troops retake Rostov.

Dec 5, 1941 – German attack on Moscow is abandoned.

Dec 6, 1941 – Soviet Army launches a major counter-offensive around Moscow.

Dec 7, 1941 – Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor; Hitler issues the Night and Fog decree.

Dec 8, 1941 – United States and Britain declare war on Japan. (Zie United States DECLARATIONS OF A STATE OF WAR WITH JAPAN)

Dec 11, 1941 – Germany declares war on the United States.

Dec 16, 1941 – Rommel begins a retreat to El Agheila in North Africa.

Dec 19, 1941 – Hitler takes complete command of the German Army.