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8th June 1940

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Germans launched a new attack on 60 mile from between Aumale and Noyon. By nightfall, German forces had reached Breteuil. German tank column penetrated French defences and reached Forges-les-Eaux.

French counter-attacked south of Aisne where Germans had established a bridgehead.

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) continued day and night battering German communications and objectives. Concealed ammunition dumps in the Ardennes's bombed. Further raids made into north west Germany.

During the night of 7-8 June 1940, French naval planes bombed factories near Berlin.

The British Admiralty announced that HMS Carinthia, armed merchant cruiser, had been sunk by a U-boat.

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The Second Great War.
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2194 Days Of War.
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