Events occurring on Thursday, December 26, 1940  
  The Air War Over Europe  
  An unofficial two-day Christmas truce in the aerial war between Great Britain and Germany was ended by a raid of a Luftwaffe lone bomber over mouth of River Thames.  
  December 1940 Calendar  
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The objective of is to provide a day by day account of the events that lead up to and were part of the greatest conflict known to mankind. There are accounts for the activities of each particular day and timelines for subjects and personalities. It is the of this website intent to provide an unbiased account of the war. Analysis, effects caused by an event, or prior or subsequent pertinent events are presented separately and indicated as text that is italicized.

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