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2nd November 1940

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Owing to bad weather the British Royal Air Force (RAF) Carried out no bombing operations.

Two strong Luftwaffe formations attempted to reach London, but most were driven back. Few bombs fell in Kent and Essex. Night raids were on small scale and ended before midnight.

Luftwaffe lost 10 aircraft, Britain none.

The Greek War, Athens reported violent artillery duels in Epirus and West Macedonian fronts. Positions occupied by Greek troops in Florina sector retained, and a new line of heights within Albanian territory occupied. Italians reported to be marching on Janina after crossing Kalarnas river in pontoons.

Greek fighters and antiaircraft guns prevented raiders from reaching Corinth Canal. Two waves of bombers raided Salonika, where 200 civilians were killed. Corfu, Patras and Janina were also attacked.

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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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