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Diary April 18, 1940

HMS Bedouin
The British destroyer HMS Bedouin from the Tribal class in a Norwegian fjord.
Diary for Thursday, April 18, 1940:


British base established at Molde; troops land at nearby Alesund.
Operation Hammer cancelled – British plan (Churchill and Admiral Keyes) for direct assault on Trondheim by British Home Fleet and landing of 4,500 troops.


Norwegian Government declares war on Germany.

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