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30th June 1940

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Events On This Day

Bucharest reported serious clashes between Russian troops advancing into Bessarabia and retiring Romanian forces.

French, Italian and German delegations to Armistice commission assembled at Wiesbaden and proceedings opened.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers again attacked Merville aerodrome and also railway objectives at Vignacourt, north of Abbeville.

Non-stop attacks on Germany continued. Oil storage tanks at Hamburg hit and set on fire. Further raids made an German aerodromes including Norderney. Five Messerschmitts Bf 109 shot down and seven others probably destroyed by formations of Hurricane fighters over France.

Luftwaffe aircraft, again crossed British coasts during the night. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) fighters shot down a floatplane off the northeast coast.

The British Admiralty announced that the submarine HMS Grampus was overdue and must be considered lost.

Malta had 50th air raid.

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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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