10 November 1939

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War in the Air

RAF fighters shoot down a German flying boat off the east coast

A Lockheed Hudson of No.220 Squadron becames the first Coastal Command aircraft to shoot down a German aircraft. Their victim was a Do.18 of 3.Staffel/ K.Fl.Gr.406, which capsized after being forced to make an emergency landing.

War at the Sea

Royal Navy announces that HMS Rover has been lost

Western Front

The Dutch begin to inundate areas to provide a defensive buffer


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 10 November 1939 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1939_11_10.html
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