24 February 1941
Enemy situation: elements of an Australian division apparently pushed forward to Agedabia and south of it. 40km north-east of el Agheila strong enemy forces noted. The area of the Oasis Marada apparently evacuated by the enemy.
Afrika-Korps troops of Aufklärungsabteilung 3 advancing, Spring 1941, unknown date and location. Rommelsriposte.com Collection
During the morning hours successful push of a reinforced patrol of Forward Detachment Wechmar in the area of el Agheila: 2 enemy armoured cars, 1 truck and 1 car destroyed. 1 English officer and 2 other ranks captured, 1 Englishman killed, 1 escaped. No losses of our own.
Commander arrives around midday in Tripoli, coming from Sirt. Courier from Berlin with important news:
e.g. Announcement of the soon to come subordination of former German soldiers of the French Foreign Legion.
This was 6th Australian Division.
 These men were to form the Afrikaregiment 361, which later came under Division z.b.V. Afrika, which in turn became the famous 90th Light in November 1941.