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EVENING PRESS

Guernsey, June 20, 1940

ENEMY PLANES REACH SOUTH WALES

Damage Done in Three Towns

ENEMY PLANES SHOT DOWN

An Air Ministry communiqué says:-

Last night enemy aircraft made further attacks on this country.

A number of bombs were dropped on the north-east coast, damage was done and fires were caused. All were brought under control.

Other bombs fell at scattered points in Lincolnshire, South England and South Wales.

Six civilians are known to have been killed and some 60 injured.

Anti-aircraft defences were in action as well as fighter aircraft. At least three enemy aircraft were shot down and others damaged.

The Air Ministry also announces that yesterday afternoon and evening successful attacks were carried out by bombers of the R.A.F.

Enemy aircraft on the ground on aerodromes near Amiens and Rouen and hangars were set on fire. Throughout last night military objectives and communications in West Germany and the Rhineland were heavily bombed. In these operations one of our aircraft was lost.

ALDERNEY EVACUEES ARRIVE

Mr. Philip Godfrey and the Rev. Mother brought 65 children from Alderney this morning after a good crossing. They were accommodated at the Chanel Islands Hotel and Hotel de Normandie. They were met by Mr. E. W. Nicolle, Secretary to states committees.

June 20th

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JUNE 20 PG 4-6

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June 21st

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June 22nd

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June 22 pg 5-8