4 September 1939

September 1939

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War at Sea

Fleet blockage of Germany begins

War in the Air

Vickers Wellington I
Vickers Wellington
sets off to attack
Kiel, 4 September 1939

RAF drops six million leaflets over northern and western Germany

RAF Bombers attack the naval base at Wilhelmshaven and the Kiel Canal.

A Lockheed Hudson of No.224 Squadron becomes the first RAF aircraft to clash with the Luftwaffe, when it becomes involved in a fight with a Dornier Do.18 flying boat.

Poland

Poles admit to the lose of Czestochowa

Western Front

French begin limited operations


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (27 December 2007), 4 September 1939, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1939_09_04.html
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