24 August 1940

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War in the Air

Massive German air attacks on Britain

RAF Bomber Command attacks the Daimler Benz factory at Stuttgard, a nitrogen plant at Ludwigshaven, an oil plant at Frankfurt and targets in north west Italy

Great Britain

Dover is shelled from France

North Africa

The Royal Navy carries out a raid on Bardia harbour


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 24 August 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_08_24.html
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