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Diary February 24, 1941

Night skirmish in the desert
Night skirmish between armoured reconnaissance vehicles of the Afrika Korps and tanks of a British patrol.
Diary for Monday, February 24, 1941:

North Africa

First skirmish between British and Afrika Korps patrols on coast road west of El Agheila.

Vichy France

Admiral Darlan forms Cabinet.

Air War

RAF raid on Brest. Avro Manchester two-engined bombers participate for first time. (These aircraft withdrawn in June 1942 because of repeated engine failures and replaced by Avro Lancasters.)

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