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22nd September 1940

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The British Admiralty announced that the sloop HMS Dundee had been sunk by U-boat.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) carried out widespread operations in Germany, Holland, Belgium and France. Aluminium works at Lauta, Northeast of Dresden, bombed, as were railways in this area.

Strong forces of bombers attacked docks i harbours and shipping at Channel ports.

British naval forces attacked enemy positions in Sidi Barrani area. These were also bombed by the British Royal Air Force (RAF), as was Menastir aerodrome. Enemy attacked Malta, damaging ten houses in a village.

During day isolated Luftwaffe aircraft crossed East and Southeast coasts. Bombs fell in country districts in East Anglia, Hants, Kent, two towns in Sussex and in North West and Southeast districts of London.

During night relays of single Luftwaffe aircraft dropped bombs over widely scattered areas in Lorrdon, damaging houses and industrial premises and causing casualties. Bombs also fell on towns in Southeast England. Luftwaffe lost one aircraft, Britain none.

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2194 Days Of War.
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