Timeline Project entries from 9 October, 2010 to 16 October, 2010

1944-10-13Soviets capture Riga

Soviet troops capture the Latvian capital.

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1942-10-111942-10-12Cape Esperance

The Cape Esperance victory helped prevent an accurate U.S. assessment of Japanese skills and tactics in naval night fighting. The complacency of the Japanese force contributed to it's defeat more than any other factor.

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1941-10-03Oryol Occupied

Oryol is occupied by Wehrmacht troops. It would not be liberated until the 5th of August 1943, after being almost completely destroyed during the Battle of Kursk.

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