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16th August 1942

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Events On This Day

United States of America Army Air Force fighters again took part in sweeps.

Russian Front. Evacuation of Maikop announced by Russians. On Stalingrad front The Wehrmacht ground forces made some progress.

In Australasia. Allied bombers attacked Japanese base at Timor. In New Guinea Japanese occupied Kokoda airfield.

Mr. Churchill left Moscow.

United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF). Personnel strength is greatly increased and supply and maintenance prospects are much improved by arrival of ground echelons of 57th Fighter, 12th and 98th Bomber, and 323d Service Groups.

Eleventh Air Force. A United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers aborts photo reconnaissance flight over Adak because of mechanical failure.

R184 R-boat
Sunk 16 August 1942

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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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