anniversary of outbreak of WW2

Posted by: Hugh Spencer

anniversary of outbreak of WW2 - 03/09/07 05:36 PM

68 years ago today, 3rd September '39, after this announcement was made at 11 a.m., within a few hours 18 Handley Page Hampdens, 9 Vickers Wellingtons and 1 Bristol Blenheim carried out reconnaissance flights over German naval bases, including Wilhelmshaven. The RAF was the first force to react to this announcement.