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18th July 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) Lancaster bombers raided the Ruhr in daylight. Russian bombers attacked Koenigsberg.

Russian Front. Fighting continued round Voronezh, and South of Millerovsk.

In Africa. In central sector our troops advanced along Ruweisat ridge. Tobruk raided by The British Royal Air Force heavy bombers and Mersa. Matruh bombarded by our naval forces.

In Burma. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers made attacks in Kalemyo area.

In China. Chinese recaptured Hengfeng and Lyang in eastern Kiangsi. Allied bombers made surprise attack, on aerodrome at Canton.

Hopkins, General Marshall, Admiral King, Mr. Churchill, and British Chiefs of Staff begin conference in London on proposed invasion of North Africa (TORCH).

Tenth Air Force. 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers from Kweilin bomb Tien Ho airfield.

Eleventh Air Force. A United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers flying weather and photo reconnaissance over Kiska crashes on Umnak Island.

The Luftwaffe prototype Messerschmitt Me 262 V3 is test flown for the first time by test pilot Fritz Wendel.

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