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Today in World War II History—February 2, 1941

Italian M11/39 tanks captured by the British after the battle of Agordat in Eritrea, February 1941 (United Kingdom government photo)

Italian M11/39 tanks captured by the British after the battle of Agordat in Eritrea, February 1941 (United Kingdom government photo)

80 Years Ago—Feb. 2, 1941: In the Battle of Agordat, Indian & British forces take Italian fortifications at Barentu, Eritrea, and take 8000 POWs.