16 May 1940

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Western Front

BEF forced back to the west of Brussels

United States

Roosevelt asks the aircraft industry to produce 50,000 aircraft per year

General

Mussolini reassures Greece and Yugoslavia that Italy will not invade


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 May 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_05_16.html

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