Diary May 13, 1941
Diary for Tuesday, May 13, 1941:
A German Heinkel He 111 bomber of Sonderkommando (special unit) Junck with poorly repainted swastika on the tail fin and Iraqi insignia on the fuselage.
RAF receive confirmation that German aircraft are operating over Iraq.
Germany: Martin Bormann appointed Nazi Party Chancellor as successor of Hess.
Atlantic: Armed British merchant cruiser Salopian (10,500 t.) sunk by German U-boat U-98 southeast of Greenland.
Mediterranean: British sub Undaunted sunk by Italian torpedo boat Pleiadi off Tripoli.