Russian Front. The Wehrmacht ground forces continue to attack with troops and
panzers at Kursk and Sevastopol still being held by Russians.
No large-scale fighting Afrika Korps reported to have passed Ei Daba.
In the Indian Ocean. South African land and air forces officially stated to be
Eighth Air Force. Joint Anglo-American control of Burtonwood
air depot begins with view toward subsequent exclusive control by Army Air Forces.
VIII Air Force Services Command (AFSC) is designated United States agent at Burtonwood.
United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF). United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers bomb Tobruk harbour during
-30 June 1942 first United States
combat casualties in Middle East are recorded as 1 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers
is lost. General Brereton moves his detachment from Egypt to Palestine, as Field
advances toward the Suez Canal.
Fifth Air Force. United
States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers attack Dili,
Koepang and Kendari; B-25 Mitchell medium bombers and B-26 Marauder medium bombers
hit Lae in New Guinea.
Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force
(USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers flies weather reconnaissance over Kiska.
Go To: 1st July
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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