The British Royal Air Force (RAF) carried out daylight raids on aerodromes in
Holland and on convoys and shipping along Dutch coast. During the night bombers
at Essen, oil refineries and plants at Gelsenkirchen, Bottrop and St. Nazaire
power stations at Duisburg and Reisholz, military targets in the Ruhr, goods yards
at Hamm and Soest, aerodromes in Germany, Holland, Belgium and France.
South African Air Force raided Mogadishu, Italian Somaliland, and destroyed hundreds.
of niptor transport vehicles. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) attacked Massawa.
Big Luftwaffe bomber formations attacked Kent-Sussex, coast in two main raids,
but were dispersed.
Bombs dropped and civilians machine gunned in Scilly
Isles. South West town also machine-gunned, and few bombs dropped in South of
During night two bombs were dropped in London area. Luftwaffe
raiders also reported over Midlands, Southeast inland areas and towns in South
West North West and Northeast areas.
Eleven Luftwaffe aircraft destroyed.
Twelve British fighters lost, but pilots of seven safe. Joachim
and Ciano conferred in Vienna with Hungarian Premier and Foreign
Minister. Later Rumanian Foreign Minister joined discussions.
for compulsory military service passed the Senate.
French Congo and Cameroons
repudiated Pétain Govtrand joined Allies. Go To: 30th
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