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Diary March 15, 1940

Armstrong Whitworth AW38 Whitley bomber
Ground and aircrew investigate a last minute engine snag before the day air test of an Armstrong Whitworth AW38 Whitley bomber that always preceded a mission.
Diary for Friday, March 15, 1940:

Air War

RAF aircraft drop leaflets over Warsaw (night March 15-16). A Whitley, low on fuel, lands by mistake in a field in West Germany and crew converse with inhabitants. They take off again and escape, despite small arms fire.


Romania: Amnesty for fascist Iron Guard (see September 21, 1939). 800 released from prison camps after they swear an oath of loyalty to King Carol.

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