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Today in World War II History—January 22, 1941

Troops of the 11th Infantry Battalion, Australian 6th Division at Tobruk, Libya, 22 Jan 1941 (Australian War Memorial: 005392)

Troops of the 11th Infantry Battalion, Australian 6th Division at Tobruk, Libya, 22 Jan 1941 (Australian War Memorial: 005392)

80 Years Ago—Jan. 22, 1941: In Libya, Australians take Tobruk—and 25,000 Italian prisoners.

Registration for the US draft is held in the Territory of Alaska.

One response to “Today in World War II History—January 22, 1941”

  1. Yeoman says:

    I can’t help but leave this interesting article on Tacoma, Washington, featuring a great photo of Tacoma from this day?

    https://tacomahistory.live/2017/10/19/prairie-line-january-22-1941/

    Tacoma was about to undergo some major changes, due to World War Two. It’d never look like this again.

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