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Today in World War II History—June 15, 1941

German tanks near Sollum, Egypt, circa 16 Jun 1941 (Imperial War Museum: 5712-03 MH 5588)

German tanks near Sollum, Egypt, circa 16 Jun 1941 (Imperial War Museum: 5712-03 MH 5588)

80 Years Ago—June 15, 1941: British launch offensive from Egyptian-Libyan border to break German siege of Tobruk, and they take Fort Capuzzo, Libya.