Report on Bombing in London Area

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23 Aug 1940

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USSRRef. No: 3/PPDT/T113
(previously issued as 3/NBF/T1776 on 17.3.1966)
Issued: 19/5/1971
Copy No.: 10

REPORT ON BOMBING IN LONDON AREA
(AUGUST 1940)


From: LONDON
To: MOSCOW
No: 93023rd August 1940


To DZhON[i].

1. Today between 1455 and one o'clock in the morning the Germans bombed the industrial area of EDMONTON in north LONDON.

[45 groups unrecoverable]

pass through the coastal defences of the English and counter attacks by fighter aircraft. For this reason, it is said, the English do not hear the approach of the aircraft.

No. 237DIK [ii]


Comments: [i] DZhON: Moscow addressee.
 [ii] DIK: ie. "DICK"; unidentified covername.
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Source(s):
United States National Security Agency

Added By:
C. Peter Chen





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