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Whoops! Britain Accidentally Bombs Berlin In WWII

On this date, August 25, 1940, Great Britain “accidentally” bombed Berlin, one day after the German Luftwaffe supposedly accidentally bombed London. Accidentally on purpose, of course. Germany had, prior to this been strategically bombing British towns and cities, but had … Continue reading

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RACF Squadron 415

On this date – August 20 – in 1941, the Royal Canadian Airforce‘s (RCAF) only torpedo squadron, the 415 Maritime Patrol, was formed on Thorney Island, England, equipped with Beaufort’s, and later Handley’s. When the 415 was formed, it would … Continue reading

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