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17th June 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers attacked the submarine base at St. Nazaire by night.

Russian Front. Fierce attacks on Sebastopol repelled.

In the Mediterranean. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers bombed Heraklion and Kasteli, Crete.

In Africa. Our forces withdrew from El Adem and Sidi. Rezegh.

In Australasia. Port Moresby attacked by 18 Japanese bombers.

HALPRO. The detachment is ordered to vicinity of Cairo to report to General Russell L Maxwell, designated Commanding General United States Army Forces in the Middle East (USAFIME).

Seventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-40 fighters of 73d Fighter South aboard the Saratoga are flown off the carrier at Midway to replace Navy aeroplanes lost in the Battle of Midway. The P-40 fighters begin dawn and dusk patrols which continue until the P-40 fighters are relieved on 23 June 1943.

Eleventh Air Force. A Kiska Harbour bombing mission is cancelled due to weather as is patrolling mission by heavy bombers.

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