Western Desert: British 8th Army withdraws east of Tobruk.
Destroyer Wild Swan shoots down 6 of 12 German bombers. She is crippled and finally sinks after colliding with a Spanish trawler.
Turkey: Kornilov and Pavlov (2 NKVD agents) sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment at Ankara for attempted assassination of von Papen (see February 24, 1942).
USA: Churchill makes 27-hour non-stop flight from Stranraer (Scotland) to Washington to confer with Roosevelt.