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10th December 1940

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Events On This Day

Canadian destroyer Saguenay was reported damaged by torpedo in Eastern Atlantic but reached port safely.

Bombers of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Attacked number of targets in Western Germany and enemy occupied territory and docks at Channel invasion ports.

The war against Italy, British advance in Western Desert continued. Over 4,000 prisoners and a number of tanks captured. Two Italian divisions at Sidi Barrani reported cut off by British troops reaching coast at point between there and Buqbuq. Some Free French units operating with British. During night 10-11 December 1940 British naval forces harassed enemy retreating along coast and bombarded Italian columns on roads round Sollum.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) continued bombing of all Italian aerodromes in Libyan Desert, as well as camps, troop concentrations and motor transport.

Aircraft of Fleet Air Arm attacked barracks at Bardia. Reported that Addis Ababa railway had been severely damaged by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Bombers on 8 December 1940

Number of single Luftwaffe aircraft penetrated into East Kent and Essex and a few bombs were dropped.

One Luftwaffe fighter shot down.

Long range artillery duel across Straits of Dover.

The Greek War, Greek offensive continued successfully throughout whole front. Severe battles in Pogradets sector. North West of Pogradets important heights were captured. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Again successfully raided Valona.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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