The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers carried out intensive night attacks
on Brest and Cherbourg.
Russian Front, Soviet pressure continued all
along the front. Offensive against Kharkov making steady progress.
Africa, British pursuit in Libya slowed down by bad weather. Field Marshal Erwin
starting to withdrawing towards Agheila.
Far East, Heavy
fighting in Malaya between the Slim River and Kuala Lumpur. The British Royal
Air Force (RAF) bombers twice raided Bangkok. An American submarine sank four
Japanese ships in the Pacific. In the Philippines, Japanese bringing up reinforcements.
General Chaney designated Commanding General United States Army Forces
in the British Isles (USAFBI), continues as Chief Special Observer Group, United
States Army (SPOBS). Go To: 9th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
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