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15th July 1940

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the submarine HMS Shark was overdue and must be considered lost.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers attacked aerodromes at Lisieux and Evreux in Normandy. During night they again attacked those of Norderney and De Kooy.

Others bombed oil refineries at Hanover and targets at Paderborn, Hamm, and Osnabruck.

Coastal Command aircraft caused large lires in warehouses at Willemsoord harbour.

Palestine suffered first air raid when hostile aeroplanes dropped bombs over Haifa area.

Luftwaffe raiders bombed South Coast town, killing four people. Bombs were also dropped in, other areas in England, and in South Wales.

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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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