16 August 1940

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Italy/ War in the Air

British bombers attack Turin and Milan

United States

President Roosevelt begins to discuss the acquisition of British bases in the western hemisphere, part of the process that leads to the Destroyer Deal


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 August 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_08_16.html
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