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14th August 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that convoy had reached Malta despite attacks by U-boats, torpedo boats, and aircraft.

Russian Front. Fighting continued round Mineralniye Vody, Maikop, and Krasnodar, where the defences were penetrated. On Stalingrad front Russians continued to counter-attack.

Iceland. 2d Lieutenant Joseph D Shaffer (33d Fighter Squadron) and 2d Lieutenant Elza E Shahan (27th Fighter Squadron) jointly shoot down Fw 200 off coast of Iceland. This is first aerial victory of Army Air Forces in European Theatre of Operations.

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Focke-Wulf Fw 200

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