11 May 1940

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Western Front

German troops cross the Albert Canal

Fort Eben-Emael taken by airborne troops

War in the Air

Night of 10-11 May: First Allied bombs dropped on Germany, when Whitleys attack targets near raid near München Gladbach

Caribbean

Allied troops land on Curacao and Aruba, Dutch possessions


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 May 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_05_11.html
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