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Diary January 20, 1941


Vickers Wellesley bomber
The old Vickers Wellesley bomber saw most of its service in east and north-east Africa in 1940-42. This example, pictured over east Africa, has the hood of the rear cockpit swung open and the gun ready for action. The containers housed the bombs.
Diary for Monday, January 20, 1941:

Air War

British, South African and Rhodesian aircraft raid power station at Massawa and other targets in east Africa.

Neutrals

USA: Roosevelt inaugurated.

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