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19th July 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force carried out large-scale attacks by bombers and fighters in Northern France. By night four-engined bombers raided submarine building yards at Vegesack, near Bremen.

Russian Front. Evacuation of Voroshilovgrad announced by Russians, fighting continued in Voronezh area and South of Millerovsk.

In Africa. Our troops maintained their positions in all sectors. Since 14 July 1942 4,000 prisoners taken.

In China. Allied air force bombed the Japanese headquarters at Linchuan. Chinese recaptured Chienteh in western Chekiang.

United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF). B-24 Liberator heavy bombers hit Bengasi while B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers attack Tobruk in continuing effort to disrupt movement of supplies.

Tenth Air Force. In response to a Chinese request, 2 B-25 Mitchell medium bombers strike in part of Chinese ground forces at Linchwan, a Japanese held city under siege for some time. The Chinese Commanding Officer later reports that the raid broke the stalemate and the city was entered the next day.

Eleventh Air Force. Search missions are flown over Attu and Agattu.

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The Second Great War.
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The War Illustrated.
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2194 Days Of War.
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