Italy, Japan, Denmark and Sweden made representations to British foreign office.
With regard to policy of reprisals.
Two bombing attacks by Luftwaffe
aircraft made on her Majesty's ships in the North sea. No hits were obtained and
there were no British casualties. Luftwaffe aircraft seen over the Orkneys and
The British Royal Air Force (RAF) carried out successful flights
over north-west Germany, including Wilhelmshaven and Heligoland.
British refrigerator ship, Sussex, was damaged by a mine in the English Channel.
However manage to reach port safely.
The German liner Adolph Woermann
was scuttled in the South Atlantic. In order to avoid capture.
tanker Gustaf E Reuter struck a mine off the Scottish coast and was badly damaged.
German minelayer sank after striking a mine near the Danish island of Langeeland.
New Romanian cabinet with smaller pro-German element formed by M Tararescu.
Takes command of the Battleship Gneisenau
on 25 November 1939 to 20
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