19 May 1941

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Iraq

British "Habbaniya Brigade" captures Falluja

Occupied Europe

French Vichy Government announces the release of 100,000 French prisoners of war. Under the terms of the French surrender they were to be held prisoner until the end of the war, then believed to be imminent.

East Africa

The Italian Viceroy of Ethiopa surrenders at Amba Alagi


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 May 1941, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1941_05_19.html
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