Diary for Wednesday, July 30, 1941:
Polar Sea: British carriers Victorious and Furious raid Petsamo (Finland) and Kirkenes (Norway). 13 of 29 aircraft from Victorious are shot down over Kirkenes.
Pacific: 17 Japanese ‘fishing boats’, each equipped with radio transmitters and cameras and carrying a reserve officer of the Imperial Japanese Navy, detained off Hawaii.
China: Japanese bomb Chungking; US gunboat Tutuila hit.
Polish-Russian Agreement signed in London. Harry Hopkins in Moscow to discuss US aid.