9 September 1940

September 1940

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North Africa

Start of very limited Italian offensive into Egypt. Italian troops reach Sidi Barrani and then halt.

Technology

First prototype Mustang rolled out, although without the engine.

War at Sea

The first of the 50 American destroyers join the Royal Navy


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 9 September 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_09_09.html
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