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Today in World War II History—April 8, 1941

Poster calling Italians to avenge the defeat in East Africa, 1941 (public domain)

Poster calling Italians to avenge the defeat in East Africa, 1941 (public domain)

80 Years Ago—Apr. 8, 1941: British take port of Massawa, Eritrea, securing Eritrea and driving Italians from last of their Red Sea ports, opening the sea to Allied ships.

One response to “Today in World War II History—April 8, 1941”

  1. Yeoman says:

    Somehow, if I were an Italian, I would not find that poster encouraging.

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