17 October 1940

October 1940

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe carries out the longest night raid on London yet and daylight raids over south east England, hitting Canterbury

RAF attacks power-station at Brest

War in the Sea

Vice-Admiral Tovey is appointed commander-in-chief of the Home Fleet

The Royal Navy takes part in an inconclusive action with four German destroyers south west of Land's End


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 17 October 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_10_17.html
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