Diary January 19, 1941
Diary for Sunday, January 19, 1941:
Italian Fiat CR-42 Falco biplane-fighters inside a transport plane on the way to East Africa. As replacements for the air war of attrition in isolated Italian East Africa over 50 of these fighters were transported by air from southern Libya until spring 1941.
British recapture Kassala (Sudan). Start of Italian East Africa campaign.
Nationalist Chinese disband Communist New 4th Army in Yangtse Valley following serious outbreak of fighting between this ‘allies’.