Russian Front, Moscow announced the recapture of Kaluga.
In Africa Afrika
Corps forces at Jedabia, 100 miles south of Benghazi, attempting to cover Erwin
retreat into Tripolitania.
Far East, The garrison at Hong
Kong was forced to surrender. The Japanese made a landing near Kuching, capital
Far East Air Force (FEAF). Lieutenant Colonel Charles H
Caldwell sets up Headquarters Far East Air Force (FEAF) United States on Royal
Australian Air Force (RAAF) airfield at Darwin.
It was revealed that
General Wavell had visited Chunking for discussions with General Chiang Kai-Shek.
St. Pierre and Miquelon, French islands in the Gulf of St. Lawrence,
taken over by Free French. Go To: 26th
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The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
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