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1st December 1940

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Events On This Day

British patrol of motor torpedo-boats damaged Kriegsmarine supply ship Santos off mouth of Scheldt.

The British Admiralty announced that the submarine HMS Triad was overdue and presumed lost.

Coastal Command made daylight attack on naval base at Lorient. Other aircraft bombed military camp at Kristian and, and gasworks at Esbjerg, Denmark.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Made night bombing attack on naval shipbuilding yards at Wilhelmshaven.

Luftwaffe activity over Southeast England during day, but no aircraft penetrated deeper than outskirts of London.

During night Southampton was again heavily raided. Bombs also fell in London and Home Counties and elsewhere.

Eight Luftwaffe aircraft destroyed. Britain lost five fighters, but all pilots safe.

The Greek War, Athens reported considerable advance on all fronts. More than 150 prisoners captured in region of Premeti, as well as much, war material. Fierce artillery duel in progress near Argyrokastro. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Damaged important bridge on Italian supply road in South West Albania. Military buildings in Tepelini were bombed.

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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