The British Admiralty announced that 24 ships of convoy of 38 attacked by Kriegsmarine
raider on 5 November 1940
the mid Atlantic had reached port. Although hit and burning, HMS Jervis Bay, escort
vessel, continued fighting, until final explosion sank her. British freighter
Balmore reported sinking after Luftwaffe air attack.
The British Royal
Air Force (RAF) Bombers attacked oil plants at Gelsenlgirchen and Cologne, inland
port of Duisburg-Ruhrort, and railway centres and factories in Ruhr and near Cologne.
Submarine base at Lorient heavily bombed, as well as docks at Flushing and Dunkirk
and many aerodromes.
The war against Italy, the British Royal Air Force
(RAF) Again bombed Durazzo, destroying power house. Bahardar, Italian East Africa,
raided by our bombers.
Small number of single Luftwaffe aircraft made
daylight raids on Britain. Fairly strong night attack on London. Cinema hit, working-class
district bombed, two American Ambulance stations struck. Raids also took place
on Merseyside and Midlands.
One Luftwaffe aircraft shot down.
The Greek War, Local skirmishing reported c from Kalamas area. Greeks continued
to bring in material and prisoners from Pindus area, including entire Albanian
Molotov arrived in Berlin for talks with Adolf
In Africa, Port Gentil, second port of Gabon, surrendered
to General de Gaulle. Go To: 13th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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