8 July 1940

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War at Sea

The destroyer HMS Whirlwind is sunk by a U-boat

The French battleship Richelieu is put out of action by a British attack

War in the Air

RAF attacks Ostend, targeting German invasion barges

Night bombers attack Kiel, Wilhelmshaven, oil refineries at Homburg and Luftwaffe airfields

Mediterranean

Malta hit by three air raids


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 July 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_07_08.html
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