27 March 1941

March 1941

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Yugoslavia

The government that signed the tripartite pact is overthrown. King Peter takes power and forms a new cabinet. The new government promises to remain pro-German but Hitler is furious

Africa

British troops capture Keren and Harar

United States

The Destroyer Agreement with Great Britain is signed, exchanging bases in the western hemisphere for fifty old destroyers.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 March 1941, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1941_03_27.html
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