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26th March 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers attacked shipping and docks at Le Havre in daylight. Eight Luftwaffe Me 109 fighters destroyed. Night raids on Ruhr. Daylight attacks on oil refinery near Ghent and airfields in Holland.

Russian Front, The Wehrmacht lost at least 11 aircraft in heavy raid over Murmansk. Soviet troops made further progress in Leningrad sector.

In the Mediterranean, Violent air raid on Malta. Four enemy bombers shot down, another probably destroyed and four damaged.

Far East, Chinese troops defending Toungoo against heavy Japanese attacks. Chinese troops advancing towards Japanese bases at Tangaw and Heighong, in Siam. In Philippines, Corregidor raided seven times in twenty four hours. Allied bombers raided Japanese shipping at Kupang, Timor.

Luftwaffe night bombs dropped on Northeast Coast of England.

Fifth Air Force. 3 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers of 435th Reconnaissance Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, evacuate Philippine President Quezon and his family to Australia.

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