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The Sun
Copyright, 1940, by the New York Times, inc.


Splinter Pierces Heart of Capt. R.M. Losey as Bomb Bursts.


First American Slain on Land During War Was Aiding Women to Escape.

Washington, April 22 (A.P.) - The State Department received word today that Capt. Robert M. Losey, assistant military attache at Stockholm, was killed yesterday in a German bombing raid at Dombas, Norway.

Capt. Losey was the first American killed on land since the European war started.

The State Department said that he had gone from Stockholm into Norway to assist in removing Americans from the war zone.

Dombas is located near the Rauma River on a railroad, about 100 miles south and a little west of Trondheim.

Hull Awaits Full Report.

Secretary Hull told his press conference that Capt. Losey probably was undertaking to locate members of the families of the American legation and consulate at Oslo. The department's information did not make clear whether he had reached the group he was seeking.

Mr. Hull said that any diplomatic action that might be taken as a result of Capt. Losey's death would have to wait until all the facts were assembled
Mr. Hull said that his Government deeply regretted the untimely death.

Dispatches from Stockholm today quoted the Gotsborg newspaper Handels Tioningen as say-
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Air Ministry announcements said today that both Aalborg, in northern Denmark, and Stavanger, in southern Norway, had been raided during the night by British bombers, repeating attacks which on the previous night had also included Kristiansand, another south Norway port.

This Stavanger airdrome was "bombed and machine-gunned," destroying "a number of enemy aircraft," the ministry said. The Aalborg airdrome which the British believe is Germany's only large field in Denmark, was said to have suffered "extensive damage by high explosive and incendiary bombs."

Raiders Return Safely.

Great Britain reported that all raiders returned safely from the Stavanger attack and only one was missing after the Aalborg foray.

(Dispatches from Aalborg said that Danish police there had declared a state of air alarm and issued instructions for safety during bombing attacks as a result of the raids by British warplanes on the Aalborg airdrome. Berlin denied that any serious
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