Russian Front, New Russian advance continued on a wide front. Soviet troops advancing
upon the Leningrad Ukraine railway in the direction of Veliki Luki.
In Africa, British and Field Marshal Erwin
Afrika Corps engaged Northeast of Jedabia.
Far East, At
least 16 more Japanese planes destroyed at Rangoon. In Malaya, Japanese claimed
to have captured Yong Peng, 65 miles North West of Singapore. Enemy gained some
ground in Luzon. United States Navy Department announced that American destroyers
had attacked a Japanese convoy in Macassar Strait, sinking two ships and damaging
others. The Dutch bombers scored direct hits on transport and a destroyer and
capsized a big passenger liner. A British ship destroyed a Japanese submarine.
Japanese thought to have landed at Rabaul. Chinese planes destroyed two enemy
transports off Indochina. Night attack by The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers
Official report on United States Naval losses at Pearl Harbour
Special Court of Inquiry on Pearl Harbour, headed by Supreme
Court Justice Owen J Roberts, places main responsibility for the 7
disaster on Admiral Kimmel and General Short, accusing them of
neglecting to heed attack warning, failing to confer with each other, and taking
only minimum precautions. Go To: 25th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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