Diary February 3, 1941

Duke of Aosta

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.

Diary for Monday, February 3, 1941:

East Africa

Battle of Keren: Italians surprise British by holding this mountain stronghold for eight weeks. (Italians retreat March 27)

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