Events for Wednesday 20th September 2017
On This Day in History
The Luftwaffe and Britain's RAF clash for the first time20th September 1939
The Luftwaffe and Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) clash for the first time, in the skies over the border between Germany and France, when German Me109s attack Fairey Battle bombers. The RAF loses two aircraft, while the Germans lose one.
Further ReadingThe Luftwaffe in World War II
(Paperback - 272 pages)
by Francis Crosby
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