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A chronological historical past of WW II, with enormous quantities of riveting pictures and descriptive textual content.

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By Feb. 7, 1941, the British Bearded Fascist prisoners are lined up by tlieir Greek captors during the early Albanian campaign. Mussolini attacked Greece on Oct. 28, 1940. But for the German invasion of Greece in the spring of 1941, tlie Italians might have lost Albania. Italian patrol is Infantrymen enter Bardla during an advance in the Libyan campaign of The town fell on Jan. irtillery and naval gunfire, and by the air force. British early 1941. attacked by Greek troops in Albanian mountains.

MacArthur 30,000 American soldiers in addition to Philippine Tlic enemy may have had troops. The Cavitc naval base had to be abandoned, and on January 2, 19-t2, Manila was taken by the Japanese. sed the two-niile-wide chainiel to tlu- fori ri'ss of ("orrcgiilor. from Ba- Honibed unniercifiiily by Japanese airplanes and shelled by their naval guns, (he little garrison, after supplies and annnunition had given out, surrendered, on May (>, 1942. Our nun were niarcluil lo prison cainijs and brutally treated by their captors.

Between April 24- and May 1 were able to evacuate approximately 45,000 Australian and New Zealand troops to Crete and North Africa. However, the liritish losses in Greece were estimated at about 15,000 men. the British 'I *. 33 EmpGror Hoile Selassie enters a lieflacped Addis Abal)a on May 5, 1941, in a triumphant return to his liberated country, five years to the day after he had been driven out by MussoFascists. lie is shown receiving homage from his devoted native sul)Jeets after he attended church services in his capital.

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