WW2 Tweets from 1941

WW2 Tweets from 1941

@RealTimeWWII

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I livetweet the Second World War as it happened on this date in 1941 & for 5 years to come (2nd time around). Created by Alwyn Collinson, realtimewwii@gmail.com

Britain
Joined on August 29, 2011
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @RealTimeWWII and found useful information for you.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
4 hours
Average replies
10
Average retweets
63
Average likes
213
Tweets with photos
55 / 100
Tweets with videos
0 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

8. in country United Kingdom and category Hobbies

809. in country United Kingdom

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Hitler still refusing to discuss equipping Wehrmacht in the USSR with winter coats or boots, claiming "Red Army will crumble before the snows set in".

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German & Ukrainian SS men pause in their massacre to snap a souvenir photo, captioned "The Last Jew in Vinnitsa".

German & Ukrainian SS men pause in their massacre to snap a souvenir photo, captioned "The Last Jew in Vinnitsa".

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“The people in the first row thus having been killed… those of the second row were… handed shovels with which to heap chloride of lime upon the still partly moving bodies in the ditch. Thereafter they returned to the tables & undressed”. More: http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/einsatz/bingel.html …

“The people in the first row thus having been killed… those of the second row were… handed shovels with which to heap chloride of lime upon the still partly moving bodies in the ditch. Thereafter they returned to the tables & undressed”. More: http://www.holocaustresearchproject.org/einsatz/bingel.html …

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Mothers see their children “gripped by their little legs, & put to death with one stroke of the pistol-butt or club, thereafter to be thrown on the heap of human bodies in the ditch… only then did they receive the bullet that released them from this sight.”

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German officer Lt. Erwin Bingel: Jews are ordered to undress & hand over their valuables, then SS commandos “marched in behind the line & began to perform the inhuman acts…with automatic pistols.”

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Outside Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Nazi SS men have forced 28,000 Jewish inhabitants to assemble along newly-dug ditches outside the city.

Outside Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Nazi SS men have forced 28,000 Jewish inhabitants to assemble along newly-dug ditches outside the city.

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The fantastic @WW1_Series are crowdfunding an online documentary on the Battle of Berlin (spoilers!). They're offering 50% off to my followers. Please consider supporting:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/documentary-16-days-in-berlin?secret_perk_token=1410649b&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sponsor&utm_campaign=realtimewwii#/ …

The fantastic @WW1_Series are crowdfunding an online documentary on the Battle of Berlin (spoilers!). They're offering 50% off to my followers. Please consider supporting: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/documentary-16-days-in-berlin?secret_perk_token=1410649b&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=sponsor&utm_campaign=realtimewwii#/ …

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British codebreakers have learned from cracked Enigma signals of planned huge German assault on Moscow- but know that informing Soviets risks revealing to the Germans that their most secret codes have been compromised.

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Despite Hitler’s decision to avoid frontal assault on Leningrad, Luftwaffe have launched a massive bombing raid on encircled city; approximately 1000 Soviet civilians killed.

Despite Hitler’s decision to avoid frontal assault on Leningrad, Luftwaffe have launched a massive bombing raid on encircled city; approximately 1000 Soviet civilians killed.

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Japanese Naval College have finished its annual war games, this year planning a "hypothetical" surprise attack on US Naval base of Pearl Harbor.

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"At night the surrounding ring is clear to see, illuminated by fires that light up the horizon, which here & there give the sky a wonderful yellow hue."

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Soviet military journalist Yury Krymov, trapped in Ukraine, is writing a last letter to his wife: "All around, wherever you look there are German tanks or machine gun nests... it's our fourth day, within this circle of fire."

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East of Kiev, 10,000s of Red Army soldiers still resist in tattered pockets, fighting without food & sometimes without bullets- just knives against the Wehrmacht.

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Germans now occupying ravaged Kiev; Nazi SS murder squads are combing city for Jews & Communists, to "liquidate the Bolshevik menace".

Germans now occupying ravaged Kiev; Nazi SS murder squads are combing city for Jews & Communists, to "liquidate the Bolshevik menace".

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Paris is the City of Light no more: stung by recent wave of sabotage, Nazi occupiers have ordered a curfew from 9pm-5am; any French found on streets will be arrested.

Paris is the City of Light no more: stung by recent wave of sabotage, Nazi occupiers have ordered a curfew from 9pm-5am; any French found on streets will be arrested.

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British potato drive aims to save badly-needed cargo space by reducing food imports. Britons urged to sing pro-tato ditties:
"Potatoes new. Potatoes old
Potato (in a salad) cold
Enjoy them all including chips
Remembering spuds don’t come in ships"

British potato drive aims to save badly-needed cargo space by reducing food imports. Britons urged to sing pro-tato ditties: "Potatoes new. Potatoes old Potato (in a salad) cold Enjoy them all including chips Remembering spuds don’t come in ships"

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As food grows scarcer in UK, Britons are being urged to eat more potatoes; government suggests recipes like mashed-potato sandwiches.

As food grows scarcer in UK, Britons are being urged to eat more potatoes; government suggests recipes like mashed-potato sandwiches.

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Luftwaffe using incendiary bombs to flush Red Army out of hiding in Russian forests; one German soldier: "That unique smell, sweet & acrid- the burnt flesh of men & horses."

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With the capture of Kiev, Axis forces have crushed Red Army opposition from Baltic to Black Sea; next target is Moscow. New York Times map:

With the capture of Kiev, Axis forces have crushed Red Army opposition from Baltic to Black Sea; next target is Moscow. New York Times map:

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Reza Shah, King of Iran, has been forced to abdicate the throne in favour of his son, at demand of British & Soviet invaders- despite threatening to shoot the general who suggested he surrender.

Reza Shah, King of Iran, has been forced to abdicate the throne in favour of his son, at demand of British & Soviet invaders- despite threatening to shoot the general who suggested he surrender.

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