7 Dec 1940
  • Admiral Hipper departed Kiel, Germany for an anti-shipping sortie in the Atlantic. ww2dbase [Admiral Hipper | TH]
  • Battleship Bismarck entered the Kiel Canal. ww2dbase [Bismarck | CPC]
  • Orion and Komet sank the ship Vinni off Nauru; shortly after, Komet sank the ship Komata. ww2dbase [Orion | CPC]
  • The Fairey Barracuda dive bomber took its first flight. ww2dbase [Barracuda | AC]
  • The 100th Beaufighter aircraft rolled off the production line at Filton, South Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Beaufighter | AC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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