Tuesday the 1st of October 1940.
Day: At short intervals from mid-morning, groups of 30-100 aircraft, mostly Bf 109's and Bf 110's and flying in streams at very high altitudes, make tracks for Southampton/Portsmouth, London and Central Scotland. Interception proves difficult, and most targets receive bombs.
Night: Heavy night attacks continuing on London, Manchester and Merseyside.
Losses: Luftwaffe 6 : Fighter Command 4
Weather: Fair, but generally overcast.
No 41 Squadron -- Spitfire I (X4559) -- G.H.Benions
No 238 Squadron -- Hurricane I (P3599) -- F.A.Sibley
Hurricane I (R4099) -- A.R.Covington
No 248 Squadron -- Blenheim IVf (R3626) -- C.C.Bennet,G.S.Clarke,G.B.Brash
No 607 Squadron -- Hurricane I (P2900) -- C.E.Bowen
Hurricane I (V6686) -- N.Brumby
NEC JACTANTIA NEC METU ("zonder woorden, zonder vrees")
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