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22nd July 1942

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Events On This Day

Russian Front. Fighting spread to area of Tsimlyanskaya and Novocherkassk, and continued round Voronezh.

In Africa. Heavy fighting developed on all sectors of the front, our troops made some progress.

In Burma. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers raided river craft in coastal areas.

In Australasia. Allied bombers sank three transports.

United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Suda Bay claiming hits on 2 vessel. B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers hit Tobruk.

Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) P-40 fighters and P-39 fighters hit shipping and landing barges at Gona as Japanese forces continue to land in Northeast New Guinea with ultimate aim of pushing across the Owen Stanley Range to the Allied base at Port Moresby.

Eleventh Air Force. Of 8 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers and 2 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers dispatched to Kiska only 8 reach target and due to fog drop only 7 bombs with unobserved results. 1 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers missing on return flight.

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