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Diary August 20, 1940


Churchill's slogan: 'let us go forward together !'
The poster with Churchill’s slogan: ‘let us go forward together !’
Diary for Tuesday, August 20, 1940:

Home Fronts

Britain: Churchill praises RAF Fighter Command (the ‘Few’).

Sea War

Mediterranean: Italian Navy to carry out ‘total blockade’ of Gibraltar, Malta, Suez and other British possessions.
Pacific: German disguised raider Orion sinks SS Turakina (8,700 t) after 2 1/2-hour battle in Tasman Sea.

China

Heavy Japanese bombing raid on Chungking; many thousands made homeless.

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