26 August 1940

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War in the Air

Night of 25-26 August: First Allied bombs dropped on Berlin in raid by Whitley bombers.

Battle of Britain

Luftwaffe concentrate on RAF airfields beginning the most dangerous phase of the battle

French Empire

Chad declares for De Gaulle and the Free French


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 26 August 1940, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1940_08_26.html
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