Diary April 29, 1940

De Haviland DH82 Tiger Moth
De Haviland DH82 Tiger Moth, the standard RAF elementary trainer. It was build at Hatfield (795 plus 1,611 pre-war) and by Morris (3,210) in Great Britain and in Canada (1,520), Australia (1,085) and New Zealand (344).
Diary for Monday, April 29, 1940:

Air War

Empire Air Training Scheme: training of pilots and air crews begins at schools in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.


British troops land at Bodo.
Cruiser HMS Glasgow transports King Haakon, Crown Prince Olav and Norwegian government from Molde to Tromso. Norwegian government issues declaration condemning German ‘terrorism’ – members of the government having personally witnessed such acts of violence against unarmed and innocent Norwegian civilians.

Sea War

German U-boat U-50 sunk by destroyers HMS Amazon and HMS Witherington off Shetlands.
British submarine Unity rammed and sunk by SS Atle Jarl off the Tyne.

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