3 May 1940

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Norway

It is announced that Allied forces have been evacuated from Mamsos

RAF aircraft bomb Stavanger, Fornebu and Ry

Eastern Front

Colonel General Ewald von Kleist takes command of First Panzer Army

Books

Hitler's Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, Robert Kirchubel. A 'unit history' written on the largest scale, tracing the campaigns fought by the four Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front, from their roles in the early German victories, to their eventual defeat and destruction in the ruins of the Reich. A very useful contribution to the literature on the Eastern Front. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 May 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_05_03.html

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