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Diary January 30, 1940

Sunderland flying boat
Sunderland flying boat on ocean patrol mission.
Diary for Tuesday, January 30, 1940

Sea War

Heinkel He 111 bombers again attack shipping off British coast.
German U-boat U-55 attacks convoy off Land’s End, sinking 2 ships; but is then damaged by sloop Fowey and a Sunderland flying boat and forced to scuttle.

Home Fronts

Germany: Hitler speaks at Berlin Sportpalast on seventh anniversary of the Nazi regime. He demands Lebensraum (‘living space’) for Germans; ridicules Chamberlain (‘pious and Bible­believing’), Churchill and Daladier; and declares that, since ‘they started the war, … they will get all the war they want !’.

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