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23rd December 1940

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Attacked Boulogne, Dunkirk, and Ostend, and industrial targets in the Rhineland, including Ludwigshaven.

The war against Italy, British artillery constantly harassed , Italians inside Bardia defences. Prisoners evacuated from Sidi Barrani battle stated to number 35,949, including l,704 officers

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Made heavy night attacks on Castel Benito and Tripoli.

No daylight activity. During night Luftwaffe aircraft were active over widely, separated districts, including London. Bombs dropped were mostly incendiaries.

Three Luftwaffe bombers shot down.

The Greek War, Athens announced fall of Chixnara and capture of l53rd infantry battalion of Blackshirts. Battle continuing near Klisura.

Mr. Winston Churchill broadcast to the Italian people.

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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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