12 May 1941

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North Africa

"Tiger" convoy carrying 238 tanks reaches Alexandria after a risky journey. The tanks become known as "tiger cubs".

Iraq

Luftwaffe aircraft spotted in Iraq

New Iraqi goverment establishes diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 12 May 1941, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1941_05_12.html
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