31 August 1940

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War in the Air

Luftwaffe aircraft attack RAF bases in south eastern England and carry out night raids over north eastern towns

RAF attacks tagets in Berlin, Cologne, Hanover and Emden

North Africa

RAF attacks Italian air bases in Libya

War at Sea

Merchant cruiser Dunvegan Castle is reported sunk


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 31 August 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_08_31.html
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