10 April 1940

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Technology

British Purchasing Commission in the United States agree that North American can design a new fighter instead of producing the P-40 Tomahawk under license. This decision leads to the development of the P-51 Mustang.

Scandinavia

First battle of Narvik: Drawn naval battle between British and German destroyers at Narvik


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 10 April 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_04_10.html

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