|Day: "Seelowe", scheduled for today, is postponed until
the 14th of September. There were afternoon raids, with aircraft from Luftflotten
2 and 3, they headed for London and, after prior reconnaissance, other
formations attacked Portsmouth and Southampton. Although mostly were broken
up, the raiders caused considerable damage in the City, Central London
and Dockside areas. Other raiders regrouped to attack Brooklands, Biggin
Hill, Hornchurch and Kenley. Diversionary formations attack convoys and
other shipping, and several fighter sweeps were sent over raiding the South-East
airfields and Southampton and Portsmouth.
Night: Night bombing was spread over much wider area, due to doubling of London anti-aircraft defences. Other bombers attack Liverpool.
Losses: Luftwaffe 25: Fighter Command 29.
Weather: Improving to mainly fine. Cloud and showers in the Channel and the South East.