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2nd December 1940

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Events On This Day

Five British ships in North Atlantic reported by radio that they had been torpedoed.

Coastal Command aircraft attacked shipping off Norwegian coast. Bombers raided submarine base at Lorient.

The war against Italy, the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Bombed military targets at Naples, Aerodromes of Catania and Augusta in Sicily attacked with incendiaries. Reported that the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Had made heavy attack on Benina aerodrome, Western Desert. Enemy troops and motor transport on Metegnma-Gondar road, Italian East Africa, were bombed and machine-gunned, and successful raid carried out on large camp at Gubba.

Luftwaffe air activity over Britain was slight except for another heavy night raid on Bristol.

Two Luftwaffe fighters shot down.

The Greek War, Greek forces continued to advance from Lake Ochrida to Adriatic Seaboard, in spite of stubborn rearguard actions. It was Reported that 5,000 Italians surrendered on northern front. Heights commanding Santi Quaranta captured. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Bombed military objectives at Valona.

Britain signed financial agreement with Spain by which further supplies and imports to Spain will be facilitated.

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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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