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7th May 1940

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Prime minister stated the government's case when opening debate in the house of commons on the Norwegian campaign.

Germans and admitted that Allied pressure on Narvik had increased. Stockholm reported that German advance north of Namsos had been blocked by the Norwegian 6th division.

All leave stopped in Holland and coastal defence forces strengthened.

British collie, Brighton, was sunk off Dunkirk.

It was announced that during April. Only 18,249 tons of British shipping had been sunk.

T11 Torpedo boat
Commissioned 7 May 1940

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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