Powerful force of British Royal Air Force bombers again raided Bremen and surrounding
Russian Front. Fighting developed in Bielgorod and Volchansk direction.
In Africa. Field Marshall Erwin
Afrika Corps attack on Ei Alamein continued. Allied bombers made
heavy raid on Tobruk.
In the Indian Ocean. British forces occupied island
of Mayotte, between Madagascar and Africa.
Combined Chiefs of Staff
approve of Arnold-Portal-Towers agreement.
United States Army, Middle
East Air Forces (USAMEAF). United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress
heavy bombers and B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Tobruk harbour during 2-3
Tenth Air Force. Chine Air Task Force (CATF) B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers and P-40 fighters hit Hankow dock area for second consecutive day.
This raid, more successful than the first, causes considerable damage. The Japanese
retaliate during the night by attacking Hengyang but fail to hit the airfield.
Eleventh Air Force. 7 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator
heavy bombers and 1 B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers fly photo and bombing missions
to Attu which appears deserted and to Kiska and Agattu. Near misses are scored
on a transport and a destroyer at Agattu. Go To: 3rd
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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