Today in World War II History—March 26, 1941
80 Years Ago—Mar. 26, 1941: Italians attack British ships at Suda Bay, Crete with the first use of manned torpedoes with a detachable warhead in history, damaging heavy cruiser HMS York.
British Military Intelligence launches program to send maps to POWs in board games.
Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg’s Institute for Research on the Jewish Question opens in Frankfurt, Germany; by 1943, the library will have half a million looted books.