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4 Dec 1940
  • F4F-3 Wildcat fighters entered service with the US Navy; VF-41 received the first of these aircraft. ww2dbase [F4F Wildcat | CPC]
  • Greek forces captured Përmet (capturing 500 Italians), Pogradec, and Sarande in Albania. ww2dbase [Balkans Campaign | TH]
  • German submarine U-37 sank Swedish ship Daphne 15 miles southwest of Cabo Espichel, Portugal at 0457 hours; 18 were killed, 1 survived. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • 62 German bombers dropped 77 tons of high explosive bombs and 184 incendiary bombs on Birmingham, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Battle of Britain | CPC]
Atlantic Ocean
  • Seeadler completed laying mines in the English Channel near Dover, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Seeadler | English Channel | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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