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Eighty years ago the fall of Tobruk brings Churchill humiliation and the promise of better tanks

Eighty years ago a German reprisal for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich gives the world a shorthand for Nazi evil

Eighty years ago the US Navy inflicts a crippling defeat on the Japanese fleet six months after Pearl Harbour

Eighty years ago the RAF's cherished project of winning the war by bombing comes of age