Diary for Thursday, September 5, 1940:
Luftwaffe raid Biggin Hill and Detling airfields; Ju 88s and He 111s fire oil storage tanks at Thameshaven (these burn for many days); Maidstone bombed. Night raids on Liverpool and Manchester.
Oberleutnant von Werra captured when he force-lands Me 109E in Kent; von Werra is later only German PoW to escape (from Canada) and return to Germany.
Operation Walter: German minelayers active in Straits of Dover (night September 5-6).