30 August – The Battle of Britain

German attacks intensify, many airfields are hit …

Targets are airfields in Kent plus an aircraft factory at Luton. The Biggin Hill sector station is severely damaged as is Luton airport.

Losses for the day:

Luftwaffe: 36

RAF: 26

Hitler announces he will make a decision on Operation Sealion about 10 September. This will mean that the landings will be on the 21 September.