Russian Front, Heaviest fighting was around Leningrad, Rjev, Orel, Kursk, Kharkov,
and the Crimea.
In Africa, In Libya a patrol of the Royall's penetrated
as far as Msus, raiding Field Marshall Erwin
base enemy vehicles were destroyed and prisoners captured.
Far East, Allied announced that losses inflicted on Japanese invasion fleet on
February 1942 off Bali were at least one cruiser sunk and five damaged two destroyers
sunk one transport sunk and six damaged. In Burma, Japanese advanced towards Pegu.
Fifth Air Force. General Brett, Deputy Commanding General American-British-Dutch-Australian
Forces Command ( ABDACOM), informs War Department (WD) of his decision to evacuate
Fifth Air Force and other United States troops from Java. Fifth Air Force bombers
at Java bases fly about 20 strikes, usually in 2 and 3 aircraft elements, against
shipping in Java Sea and against targets on Bali from this date through 1
. 11 strikes are complete failures the remainder, although causing
some damage to vessels and airfields facilities, fail to deter the invasion of
Java. Go To: 22nd
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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