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24th December 1940

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The British Commander-In-Chief Mediterranean reported that on 21 December 1940 naval aircraft attacked with torpedoes a convoy of three merchant ships and sank two.

The war against Italy, Situation quiet around Bardia. No attempt made to relieve or support beleaguered garrison.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Bombed aerodromes at Tmimi and Gazala. Commander-In-Chief of the Mediterranean announced that naval aircraft successfully attacked harbour of Tripoli on night of 20-21 December 1940

No bombs dropped over Britain, but two trains in East England were machine-gunned from the air.

The Greek War, Greeks continued successful advance.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Attacked Valona aerodrome
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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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