World War 2 History and events that happened in July.

World War II Today: July 8

1940 British Metropolitan Police to be armed when guarding vulnerable positions. The Swedish government agrees to transport German war material across Sweden to Norway. Swordfish aircraft damage the French battleship Richelieu at Dakar after the French reject demilitarization proposals. 1941 Soviet military mission arrives in London. Twenty B-17s fly in their first mission with the

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World War II Today: July 7

1940 A French naval squadron that has sought refuge at Alexandria is disarmed and interned by the British Navy. Italy allows French Mediterranean bases to remain armed. At Dakar, French West Africa, British torpedo bombers damage French battleship Richelieu when she refuses to surrender. 1941 Under the pretext of defending the western hemisphere against Axis incursions, the

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