13 May 1940

May

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        
April<
>June

Western Front

German troops outflank the main Dutch fortifications

German paratroops are dropped in North-Eastern France

Great Britain

Churchill makes the first of his famous speechs, offering "nothing but blood, toil, tears and sweat"

Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana of Holland reach London


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 13 May 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_05_13.html
Delicious Save this on Delicious

Help - F.A.Q. - Contact Us - Search - Recent - About Us -  Subscribe in a reader - Join our Google Group - Cookies