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Bombing Attacks By Germany

Volume 395: debated on Wednesday 1 December 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the date of Germany's first aerial attacks on unfortified Polish towns and the date of Herr Hitler's reply to President Roosevelt's request not to embark on a bombing war?

Germany's first aerial attack on an unfortified Polish town occurred on 1st September, 1939, when Warsaw was bombed six times. Hitler replied to President Roosevelt's appeal on 3rd September, 1939.