Diary for Monday, July 1, 1940:
Hull and Wick (northeast Scotland) bombed in daylight; 12 killed, 22 injured. 12 Hampdens bomb Kiel naval base; Guy Gibson drops 2,000 lb (ca. 907 kg). bomb near battlecruiser Scharnhorst, cruiser Prinz Eugen hit by 2 small bombs (night July 1-2).
Vichy France: French Government moves from Bordeaux to Vichy.
Japan: Sugar and matches rationed.
Romania: Government renounces Anglo-French guarantee of her territorial integrity. Hungary alleges frontier violations by Rumanian troops; several civilians killed. Both countries mass troops along borders.
Britain: Government warns that she will not countenance Axis occupation of Syria.