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10th June 1942

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Events On This Day

Russian Front. In Kharkov sector The Wehrmacht passed to the offensive.

In the Mediterranean. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) raided Taranto and Crete by night.

In Africa. Garrison of Bir Hacheim withdrawn on General Ritchie's order.

King's visit to the Home Fleet revealed that units of United States of America Navy were operating in British waters.

Prague radio announced that all men of Czech village of Lidice had been shot, women sent to concentration camp, children to educational centres, and the village raised to the ground.

Eighth Air Force. Main part of ground echelon, including ground echelons of 97th Bomber, 1st and 31st Fighter, 60th Transport, and 5th Air Depot Groups, and service units arrive in United Kingdom aboard Queen Elizabeth.

Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers bomb aircraft and buildings at Rabaul.

Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) Local patrol is flown at Umnak.

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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