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Diary September 14, 1940


Barrage balloons and anti-aircraft guns
Barrage balloons and anti-aircraft guns should protect the German landing crafts on the French Channel coast.
Diary for Saturday, September 14, 1940:

Air War

Bombs dropped on Kingston, Wimbledon, Brighton, Eastbourne, Ipswich and in Northwestern England. These relatively successful daylight raids in cloudy weather encourage Göring to believe that Fighter Command is weakening.
Losses: German, 8; British, 13.
Bomber Command sinks many invasion barges in ports between Boulogne and Antwerp.

Sea War

Hitler postpones final decision on Operation Sea Lion until September 17.

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