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Diary January 9, 1940

German patrol craft on outpost ride
German patrol craft on outpost ride in Heligoland Bight.
War Diary WW2 for Tuesday, January 9, 1940:

Sea War

German patrol craft depth-charge RN submarine Undine and S class subs Seahorse and Starfish in Heligoland Bight (on January 6, 7 and 9, respectively). British submarine operations in Heligoland Bight temporarily abandoned.
British liner Dunbar Castle mined and sunk off southeast England.

Home Fronts

Britain: Prime Minister Chamberlain makes first of a series of ‘morale-boosting’ speeches by Cabinet Ministers.

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