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Today in World War II History—April 24, 1941

RAF Sunderland flying boats waiting to pick up British troops for evacuation, Kalamata, Greece, Apr 28, 1941 (Imperial War Museum)

RAF Sunderland flying boats waiting to pick up British troops for evacuation, Kalamata, Greece, Apr 28, 1941 (Imperial War Museum)

80 Years Ago—Apr. 24, 1941: As Germans advance, British forces in Greece begin evacuation to Crete and Egypt; 50,000 troops will be evacuated.

Movie premiere of drama Penny Serenade, starring Cary Grant & Irene Dunne.