|'The balloon was up...'|
On this day:
- East African port of Berbera captured by British, having come in ships from Aden.
- Greek troops have inflicted 12,000 casualties among attacking Italians in Albania - Italians withdraw - but it has meant Greeks can't reinforce elsewhere against Germans.
- German submarines U.99 and U.100 sunk in Atlantic convoy battle. Captain of U.99 captured. New radar equipment had been used to locate U.100.
- Hitler predicts victory by end of year.