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6th September 1940

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The British Royal Air Force (RAF) raided Berlin during night for three hours. Targets which were hit included West power station, BMW aero-engine works and Salzhof oil reservoir. Attacks continued on military objectives concealed in Black Forest, and large fires and explosions ensued. Railway sidings at Krefeld, Hamm, Soest, Mannheim and Ehrang bombéd with success. Other formations bombed gun emplacements and aerodromes on French coast.

Italian aircraft raided Haifa but were driven off.

Big Luftwaffe air attacks repulsed over Southeast England, objectives being the British Royal Air Force (RAF) aerodromes. In morning battle 34 Luftwaffe raiders shot down in one hour. Bombs caused slight damage to one factory in Thames Valley. During afternoon, Luftwaffe planes crossed Kent coast but were driven back. Later, Five formations crossed North Kent coast. Fire was caused to industrial plant on north bank of Thames. During night Luftwaffe aircraft penetrated into London area and high explosive and incendiary bombs were dropped. Elephant and Castle district suffered severely.

Damage done in North-West. Attack on cathedral town in West Country. Forty six Luftwaffe raiders destroyed. Britain lost 19 fighters, but pilots of twelve safe.

King Carol abdicatcd in favour of his son Prince Michael.

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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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