|Day: There were attacks on airfields coupled with raids
on aircraft production centres by high and low level bombers. Four airfields
were badly hit, including Eastchurch. Short Brothers at Rochester was attacked
and a heavy raid on Vickers at Brooklands, the latter badly damaged with
over 100 killed and production of Wellingtons halted. Dowding orders maximum
air protection for Hurricane and
Spitfire production centres at Kingston,
Langley, Brooklands and Southampton. Among other industrial sites attacked
are Canterbury, Faversham, Eastchurch and Reigate.
Night: Night attacks continue on Liverpool, Bristol and South Wales.
Losses: Luftwaffe 25 : Fighter Command 16.
Weather: Fine and warm, becoming more cloudy with rain in the North. Channel haze persists.