Diary December 17, 1940
Diary for Tuesday, December 17, 1940:
British Bren Gun Carriers in front of the Italian Fort Capuzzo at the Libyan-Egyptian border.
British capture Sollum and Fort Capuzzo. 20,000 captured Italians to be sent to India and interned at Ahmednagar, Ramgarh and Deolali.
British destroyer Acheron mined and sunk off Isle of Wight.