Kriegsmarine shipping off Dutch and Norwegian coasts attacked by the British Royal
Air Force (RAF).
Russian Front, Moscow radio broadcast to people of White
Russia on their coming liberation as advanced Soviet forces entered the province.
In Africa, British patrols attacked Field Marshals Erwin
Afrika Corps advanced positions.
Far East, Japanese reinforcing
their Burma front. Fighting continued around Palembang, in Sumatra.
Total mobilisation of men, women and materials ordered in Australia.
Tenth Air Force. Col Harry A Halverson becomes Commanding Officer.
Air Force. Colonel Lionel H Dunlap arrives from Zone of Interior and becomes Commanding
Officer of the Eleventh Air Force. Go To: 18th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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