29 May 1941

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Iraq

British Northern Column repulsed at Al Kadhimain but southern column now only five miles south of Baghdad

Rashid Ali, the key figure in the pro-Axis coup, flees from Baghdad, taking refuge in Iran (see also 7 May)

Greece

British retreat to the east of Suda Bay (Crete)


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 29 May 1941, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1941_05_29.html
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