Wehrmacht History 1935 to 1945

Menu

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

6th June 1940

WWII Timeline




Events On This Day

German attack continued at all points between coast and Chemin des Dames. More than 2000 tanks thrown against French lines. Strong Allied resistance. South west of lower Somme German units infiltrated as far as River Bresle, and also near Ailette Canal. British troops holding sector on lower Somme.

Allied air forces continued destruction of Rhineland railway system and factories, and made a series of attacks over the Somme front.

French fighter units brought down 21 Luftwaffe aircraft.

German raiders crossed east and southeast coasts at a number of points during nights of 5-6-7 June 1940, Incendiary and high explosive bombs dropped but damage done was slight. Seven casualties.

M Reynaud made changes in French cabinet, five ministers, including M Daladier, being dropped.

M11 Minesweeper
Sunk 6 June 1940

Go To: 7th June
Articles:

Gallery



Leave a Comment

Name:


Email:


Comments:

CAPTCHA Image Audio Version Refresh

Sources

The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

For a complete list of sources
News
WWII News articles from around the world
WWII News

Sponsored Links

WWII Timeline
World War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
WWII Timeline

Support This Site
There are many ways to help support this site if you would like more information
Click Here

Join Our Newsletter
To receive the latest news on Book Reviews, Movies and site updates join my free Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Bookmark & Share
Please bookmark this site and tell your friends!
Bookmark and Share

This website is NOT meant to promote Nazism, the politics of Adolf Hitler, or any other political ideology. It deals with the subject of German military during a particular period of history nothing else.

©Wehrmacht History

Reliable Web Hosting