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26th December 1940

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the destroyer HMS Acheron had been sunk.

The British Coastal Command aircraft bombed several aerodromes in Brittany and shipping at Le Treport. During night Bordeaux aerodrome was attacked.

The war against Italy, General Headquarters Cairo reported no change in the situation in Libya. During night The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Successfully raided Tobrnk. On Sudan Frontier British patrols carried out successful raid east of Kassala, Growing revolt reported in Southern Abyssinia.

Luftwaffe aircraft dropped bombs on Isle of Sheppey. No night raids.

The Greek war, Athens reported successful local operations which enabled enemy positions to be occupied. Italian retreat continued north and east from Chimara.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Raided Krionero. Shipping and military targets at Valona were bombed.

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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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