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Today in World War II History—June 17, 1941

Troops of Indian 4th Division decorating their truck with “Khyber Pass to Hellfire Pass,” noting their service in South Asia and North Africa, 21 Jun 1941 (Imperial War Museum: 4700-32 E 3660)

Troops of Indian 4th Division decorating their truck with “Khyber Pass to Hellfire Pass,” noting their service in South Asia and North Africa, 21 Jun 1941 (Imperial War Museum: 4700-32 E 3660)

80 Years Ago—June 17, 1941: Germans drive British back through Halfaya Pass from Libya into Egypt—the siege of Tobruk remains.