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19th May 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty reported that Egyptian liner Zamzam, carrying full unit of British American Ambulance Corps, had been sunk in South Atlantic.

In Africa, Formal surrender of Duke of Aostas forces at Amba Alagi. Stated that British still hold Sollum, but the Wehrmacht had recaptured Capuzzo.

Near East, Enemy aircraft made sustained attacks on aerodromes in Crete. Hospital at Canea bombed and machine-gunned. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked Palmyra aerodrome.

In Iraq, Falluja, east of Habbaniyah, occupied by British.

Luftwaffe activity mainly over southeast and south coasts. Five Messerschrnitts Bf 109 destroyed over Channel. Heinkel He 111 shot down by four trawlers off east coast.

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The Second Great War.
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2194 Days Of War.
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