Today in World War II History—January 5, 1941
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Jan. 5, 1941: Australians capture Bardia in Libya, taking 45,000 Italian POWs.
Record-breaking British pilot Amy Johnson, who navigated solo from Britain to Australia, is killed when the trainer plane she’s ferrying crashes into the Thames Estuary.