In Egypt. Eighth Army continued its pursuit of the Field Marshal Erwin
Afrika Corps throughout the day.
Russian Front. All Wehrmacht
ground forces attacks all held in Stalingrad and in the Caucasus.
Madagascar. Hostilities ceased and an armistice was signed.
Allied ground forces in New Guinea continued their advance from Kokoda towards
Buna. United States of America troops on Guadalcanal repulsed the Japanese ground
United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF).
General Montgomery announces victory of British Eighth Army in Egypt. 10 Corps,
pushing rapidly West, overcomes rearguard action near Fuka. As Field Marshal Erwin
retreats West from El Alamein, P-40s bomb targets on Fuka road and
patrol Sidi Hanaish area. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers also bomb motor transports.
Tenth Air Force. India Air Task Force (IATF) carry out raid on Rangoon.
Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell
medium bombers unsuccessfully attack schooner near Arawe.
Force. Weather reconnaissance is flown over Kiska and Little Kiska. Go
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Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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