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RAF and Luftwaffe Fight in Skies Over Britain26th August, 1940

RAF and Luftwaffe Fight in Skies Over Britain

The German Luftwaffe launched another attack upon Britain today. The German airforce sent waves of bombers and fighters to attack RAF airfields and …

British Trawler Targeted by Dive Bombers. Endures and Fights Back2nd May, 1940

British Trawler Targeted by Dive Bombers. Endures and Fights Back

A British trawler attached to an anti-submarine strike force has endured its fifth day of hell. The British trawler, HMT Arab, has been attached to …

1940 Olympics Officially Cancelled1st May, 1940

1940 Olympics Officially Cancelled

It was announced today that the 1940 Olympic Games have been cancelled. The XII Olympiad was due to be held in Finland, which came second in the …

French General Ignores Threat of Invasion30th April, 1940

French General Ignores Threat of Invasion

The Swiss intelligence service warned France today of the likelihood of a German invasion in the next few weeks. France has chosen to ignore the …

King Haakon of Norway Evacuated to Tromsø29th April, 1940

King Haakon of Norway Evacuated to Tromsø

The king of Norway, Haakon VII, was today evacuated from Molde to the relative safety of Tromsø. The king, 67, boarded the British cruiser HMS …

British and French Troops Capture Naarvik28th April, 1940

British and French Troops Capture Naarvik

British and allied troops landed at Naarvik today, swiftly capturing the town and destroying the port. The British troops were accompanied by two …

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