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26th April 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers carry out offensive sweeps over North France. Riy yards at St. Omer and Hazebrouck bombed. Rostock bombed at night.

Russian Front, Red Army strikes in Lapland.

In the Mediterranean, incessant air raids on Malta.

In Burma, Chinese recaptured Taunggyi. Japanese nearing Pyawbwe. Fearing that Burma is lost, General Alexander decides to concentrate all available forces on the defence of India. Philippines A strong Japanese contingent, about 4,800 men, sails from Cebu to Mindanao, to reinforce the troops who landed there some time ago and are now engaged in combat with several Filipino battalions.

In Berlin, Adolf Hitler addresses the Reichstag. Adolf Hitler claims that the Russian winter has been exceptionally severe, the worst for 140 years, with temperatures as low as minus 50°C, but with the coming of spring Adolf Hitler foresees great new victories for the Wehrmacht armies. Adolf Hitler demands absolute powers to compel everyone to fulfil his duty and says I will ruthlessly eliminate everybody who does not stand up to his task.

Bath again raided at night by the Luftwaffe.

R185 R-boat
Launched 26 April 1942

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The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

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