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11th January 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced the sinking of a large enemy transport laden with troops in the Ionian Sea. A medium sized supply ship was also torpedoed and severely damaged. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers made yet another night raid on Brest.

Russian Front, Moscow announced the recapture of Lyudinovo, 40 miles north of Briansk, and of the important railway junction of Tikhonova Pustyn, a few miles north of Kaluga.

Far East, In Malaya the Japanese forces entered Kuala Lumpur. In the Philippines a Japanese attack North West of Manila was repulsed with heavy losses. United States Navy Department announced an enemy attack on naval station at Tutuila, American island in Samoan group. Chinese claimed successes against Japanese in. Hunan, North of the Yangtse, in South Annui and in Suiyan. Allied planes scored hits on two enemy cruisers off Dutch Borneo.

Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers, out of Malang, attack landing forces on island of Tarakan.

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