25 Oct 1939

Atlantic Ocean
  • French cruiser Dupleix, destroyer Le Fantasque, and destroyer Le Terrible attacked and captured German freighter Santa FĂ© west of French West Africa. ww2dbase [Dupleix | CPC]
French West Africa
  • HMS Hermes departed Dakar, French West Africa as a part of Force X patrolling Atlantic waters for German raiders. ww2dbase [Hermes | Dakar | CPC]
  • Mitsubishi delivered the second Zero fighter prototype to the Japanese Navy for testing. ww2dbase [A6M Zero | CPC]

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