Diary February 25, 1942

Stirling bomber from the RAF
A Stirling bomber from the RAF is loaded with bombs for an attack on Germany.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, February 25, 1942:

Air War

Germany: RAF night raid on Kiel (repeated next 2 nights).

Southeast Asia

Burma: Retreating British use ‘scorched earth’ tactics in Rangoon, inc. setting fire to oil installations.

Home Fronts

USA – Air raid scare in Los Angeles: heavy AA barrage. Secretary of War Stimson announces that ’15 commercial planes operated by enemy agents’ have flown over city – false alarm; no bombs dropped.

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