Friday, May 10, 2013

May 10, 1940 - Germany Invasions; Churchill becomes PM

Germany invades Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom upon the resignation of Neville Chamberlain. The United Kingdom invades Iceland.
Belgium declares a state of emergency. Churchill is called on to form a wartime coalition government.
German paratroops capture the Belgian fort Eben Emael.