9 January 1940

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War in the Air/ War at Sea

German aircraft attack British trawlers and a Trinity House vessel off the east coast of England

Five British merchant ships and one Dutch ships sunk

Western Front

The first Colonial troops, from Cyprus, land in France to join the BEF

War in the Air

The creation of RAF Command in France is announced


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 9 January 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_01_09.html
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