12 June 1940

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War in the Air

Night of 11-12 June: First British bombing raid on Italy flown by Whitley bombers

Western Front

Churchill visits the French government at Tours, meeting Reynaud and Weygand

Germans capture Reims

51st Hightland Division trapped at St. Valery

General

Spain declares herself a non-belligerent, but not quite a neutral

Eastern Front

Lithuania accepts a Russian ultimatum


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 12 June 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_06_12.html

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