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22nd May 1941

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that auxiliary vessel Queenworth was reported sunk.

In Africa, Benghazi raided during night. Near East. Further German landings and bomber attacks in Crete. Wehrmacht forces driven out of Heraklion (Candia) and Retimo after hand-to-hand fighting. Counter-Attack at Maleme.

In Iraq, Rebel forces attacked Falluja, but after heavy bombing British retook the town.

Few single Luftwaffe aircraft dropped bombs in Sussex and elsewhere. Two Luftwaffe raiders shot down.

M28 Minesweeper
Commissioned 22 May 1941

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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