27 March 1941
The government that signed the tripartite pact is overthrown. King Peter takes power and forms a new cabinet. The new government promises to remain pro-German but Hitler is furious
British troops capture Keren and Harar
The Destroyer Agreement with Great Britain is signed, exchanging bases in the western hemisphere for fifty old destroyers.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 March 1941, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1941_03_27.html