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Diary November 6, 1940

Tower Bridge in front of the lights of fires
The Tower Bridge in front of the lights of fires after a Blitz air raid on London.
Diary for Wednesday, November 6, 1940:

Air War

Daylight raid on Southampton; 190 aircraft raid London by night.
RAF raid Italian airfields in Albania.

Sea War

7 German torpedo boats carry out offensive sweep towards east coast of Scotland (night November 6-7); operation abandoned when T6 sinks on mine.

Home Fronts

Britain: Home Guard officers to be commissioned.
South Africa: General Hertzog resigns leadership of Nationalist Party.

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