Diary for Wednesday, May 8, 1940:
Britain: Norway Debate concluded. Severe criticism of Chamberlain by Lloyd George: ‘the Prime Minister….has appealed for sacrifice….he should sacrifice the Seals of Office ! ‘.
Final Vote: Government 281, Opposition 200 (33 Conservatives vote with Opposition). Chamberlain decides to resign.
Hitler postpones Gelb offensive from May 9 to May 10.