Diary September 4, 1940


formation of Me 110s

A formation of Me 110s on the approach to their target.

Diary for Wednesday, September 4, 1940:

Air War

Me 110 fighter-bombers (6 lost) make devastating low-level raid on Vickers’ factory at Brooklands (Surrey) killing 88, injuring 600 and halting production of Wellington bombers for 4 days. Other raiders attack airfields and Dover balloon barrage.

Sea War

German E-boats sink 5 ships in convoy off Gt.Yarmouth, North Sea.

Home Fronts

Germany: Hitler speaks in Berlin – threatening to invade Britain and raze British cities to the ground by bombing.

Neutrals

Rumania: General Antonescu given full powers by King Carol.


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