The British Admiralty announced the sinking by submarine of three Axis supply
ships and a tanker in Mediterranean.
The British Royal Air Force Boston
bombers carried out extensive attacks on the docks at Ostend and power stations
in Lille-Lens area. United States of America Flying Fortresses carried out raids
on aerodrome near Courtrai. Russian bombers carried out attacks on the following
German cities Berlin, Königsberg , Danzig, Stettin.
Further Russian counter-attacks North West of Stalingrad and in Kletskaya area.
In Africa. British warships and aircraft bombarded Field Marshal Erwin
tank repair shops and store dumps at El Daba.
Allies now hold six main islands of Solomon Japanese aeroplanes raided American
positions on Guadalcanal but were repulsed with loss of seven. United States of
America Flying Fortresses made heavy night attack on aerodrome at Buka.
In China. Recapture by Chinese of air base at Lishui in Chekiang announced.
Eighth Air Force. 12 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress
heavy bombers attack Courtrai and Wevelghem airfields, an Fw
United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF).
United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers fail to locate
shipping near Crete and return without bombing. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers bomb
landing ground during 29-30
Tenth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers pound Lashio, scoring numerous hits on the airport and starting
3 large fires in warehouse area Southeast of the city.
Fifth Air Force.
United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-26 Marauder medium bombers and P-400 fighters
hit airfields at Buna. B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers pound airfield at Rabaul,
and P-40 fighters hit facilities in Milne Ray area as enemy ground forces continue
drive over the Owen Stanley Range toward Port Moresby.
Eleventh Air Force.
A Navy Catalina reports force of 3 cruisers and 4 destroyed North West of Umnak.
Thereupon all aircraft of the Eleventh go on attack alert. Surface force then
identifies itself as friendly. M475
Launched 29 August 1942 Go To: 30th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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