Diary August 16, 1940

Stuka dive-bomber shortly before it was shot down
A Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive-bomber shortly before it was shot down by a RAF fighter.
Diary for Friday, August 16, 1940:

Air War

Ju 87 Stukas (7 lost) wreck Tangmere Airfield (Hants); seven other airfields bombed.

Secret War

Luftwaffe Command Staff estimate that RAF now have only 300 fighters (actual total is 700).

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