Enemy shipping at St. Peter's Port, Guernsey, attacked by Beaufort aircraft.
Russian Front, Russians pressed forward in all sectors of the Moscow front.
In Africa, Axis garrison at Halfaya surrendered unconditionally. 5,500
Far East, Japanese heavily attacking right flank of
General MacArthur's position in Batan peninsula, Japanese reported to have made
new landing on Subig Bay, Luzon. Japanese aircraft raided Moulmein district in
Burma. In Malaya, Japanese made new landing near Muar.
Mr Winston Churchill
arrived at Plymouth by flying boat from Bermuda.
announced death of Walter
Far East Air Force (FEAF). United States Army Air
Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers from Malang, staging through
Kendari, hit Langoan airfields and ships in Menado Bay.
Force. Aircraft unsuccessfully attack submarines in Hawaiian area. B-17 Flying
Fortress heavy bombers of Task group 8.9 proceed from Palmyra to Canton Island.
Go To: 18th January
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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