Diary February 3, 1941
Diary for Monday, February 3, 1941:
The Duke of Aosta, C-in-C of Italian forces in Italian East Africa. Aosta earned the ungrudging respect of the British for his conduct of the 1941 East African campaign.
Battle of Keren: Italians surprise British by holding this mountain stronghold for eight weeks. (Italians retreat March 27)