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28th September 1940

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First Flotilla of 50 transferred American destroyers arrived in British waters.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) again raided Berlin and electric power stations and antiaircraft guns positions were bombed. Elsewhere in North Germany targets included railway centres and aerodromes. Fires and explosions caused at Wilhelmshaven. Munitions works at Hanau, near Frankfurt, severely damaged. Channel ports and enemy base at Lorient again attacked.

South African Air Force (SAAF) successfully raided Birikau, Italian Somaliland, for third time.

During morning Luftwaffe aircraft, chiefly Messerschmitt Me 109 crossed Southeast coast and a few reached East London, Bombs fell but damage was slight. Bombs also dropped on South coast town. Luftwaffe force approached Portsmouth area, but were driven off.

Night attacks were made on London, Southeast England, Merseyside and East Midlands. Both high explosive bombs and incendiaries were dropped. Shops in a South London district extensively damaged. Wardens post hit and nine perished. Isolation hospital and, other buildings. damaged in South West suburb. Six Luftwaffe aircraft destroyed. Britain lost seven fighters.

R56 R-boat
Launched 28 September 1940

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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