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"War Cabinet: Chiefs of Staff Committee: Weekly Resume (no.56) of the naval, military and air situation from 12 noon September to 12 noon September 26th, 1940", 27 Sep 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 23/6/86-99

Scope and Contents

Summary of events including: attempted landing at Dakar by General [Charles] de Gaulle; U boat activity in the North Atlantic and shipping losses; operations by German raiders; information about the disposition of German and Italian troops; events in Greece, Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia], Bulgaria, the Mediterranean and the Middle East; air attacks on Germany (including Berlin) and on invasion ports in France and the Netherlands (Boulogne, Dunkirk, Calais, Flushing, Ostend, Havre and Antwerp), and by Germany on Great Britain; summary of home security including information about damage and effect on morale. Includes tables giving details of ships sunk; loss of merchant shipping and casualties. Printed.


  • Creation: 27 Sep 1940

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