The British Admiralty announced that the trawler HMS Fleming had been lost in
action between two trawlers and four Luftwaffe Junker
The British Royal Air Force (RAF) made daylight
raids on Dortmund power station and Dutch aerodromes of Schiphol and Waalhaven.
Owing to adverse weather conditions, night raids were confined to attacks on oil
depots at Cherbourg, St. Nazaire, and Nantes. Gibraltar suffered bombing attacks,
but only slight damage was done. No casualties.
Raid by the British Royal
Air Force (RAF) bombers on Derna aerodrome, Libya, resulted in damage to six enemy
aircraft, Suceessful attacks were carried outon Assab, Eritrea.
aircraft bombed Mersa Matruh six times. Four casualties and slight damage.
During the night German bombers were reported over Southeast England. Other
districts raided were South West England and Wales. Air fight took place oif Northern
Ireland when convoy was attacked. At least four raiders shot down by home air
Rumanian Premier and Foreign Minister had talks with Adolf
. They left the same evening for Rome, Stated that Rumanian
merchantship and two tankers have been detained by British authorities at Port
Bulgarian Premier and Foreign Minister arrived at Salzburg.
M. Avenol resigned office of Secretary General of League of Nations.
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Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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