30 October 2010

Wednesday 30th October 1940: "only slight gunfire..."

Cold bitter wind, very dull. Warnings from 11.50 a.m. to 12.40 p.m., 3.50 to 4.55 p.m.. Night raid began at 7.3 p.m., very few machines, only slight gunfire and no bombs within hearing.  All clear at 1.0 a.m. on 31st Thur. Developed 16 prints (photographs) for Ron Cooper during the raid.

On this day: Roosevelt said whilst electioneering: "...I shall say it again and again and again: your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars."  (Franklin D Roosevelt. Photo via Wikipedia.)


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