Daylight raids around Britain

A Heinkel He III navigator locates the target site during a daylight raid, early 1941.

On the 7th January, during the most extensive daylight raiding that we have known for some weeks, London was raided intermittently for three and a half hours, and bombs were dropped in fifteen districts. On the same day many incidents were reported from East Anglia and the Home Counties, and one from Coventry. No important damage and few casualties were caused by these daylight raids.

From the weekly Home Security report see TNA CAB 66/14/29.

Anti-aircraft fire attempts to deter a flight of Heinkel He III bombers.

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