10 October 1940

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War in the Air

Luftwaffe attacks south-eastern coastal towns during the day and hits 36 London districts as well as Merseyside, Wales and the Midlands

RAF carries out night raids on Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Wilhelmshaven, Kiel and Amsterdam and daylight raids on Calais and the German gun positions in the area

War at Sea

The Royal Navy carries out a night bombardment of Cherbourg


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 10 October 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_10_10.html
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