Russian Front, Moscow reported a Soviet advance of 65 miles on a seventy mile
front between Moscow and Lake Ilmen.
Far East, Japanese forces landed
on Kieta, one of the Solomon Islands. Imperial troops made a further withdrawal
in Malaya. In air battles over Rangoon at least 21 Japanese planes were shot down,.
Attacks on American and Filipino forces in Luzon repulsed. The Dutch announced
that their bombers made twelve direct hits on four enemy warships and four transports
in Macassar Strait.
In Africa, Field Marshal Erwin
forces reoccupied Jedabia.
Hawaiian Air Force. United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers of Task group 8.9 return
from Nandi to Canton Island.
Zone of Interior. Flying Training Command
is established and given jurisdiction over the Southeast Gulf Coast and West Coast
Flying Training Centres which had been established on 8
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Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
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