Wehrmacht History 1935 to 1945


Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

8th July 1942

WWII Timeline

Events On This Day

Moscow announced that Kriegsmarine battleship Tirpitz had been torpedoed and damaged by Soviet submarine in Barents Sea.

Strong force of British Royal Air Force bombers raided Wilhelmshaven at night.

Russian Front. Russians evacuated Stary Oskol, fighting still going on west of Voronezh.

In Mediterranean. Day and night raids on Malta.

In Africa. In El Alamein sector our fighting patrols took some prisoners.

In Burma. The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers made intensive attacks on Japanese occupied territory.

Tenth Air Force. A single United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25 Mitchell medium bombers piloted by Colonel Caleb V Haynes, bombs Japanese Headquarters at Tengchung near Burma border. Bad weather, pilot fatigue, and maintenance halt major operations for several days.

Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) 404th Bomber Squadron arrives in the Alaskan Theatre with B-24 Liberator heavy bombers originally destined for North Africa. 1 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers flies 2 photo missions over South shore of Kiska and over Little Kiska. Bombing mission cancelled due to weather.

Go To: 9th July


Kriegsmarine battleship Tirpitz

Leave a Comment




CAPTCHA Image Audio Version Refresh


The Second Great War.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

The War Illustrated.
Edited by Sir John Hamilton

2194 Days Of War.
ISBN-10: 086136614X

For a complete list of sources
WWII News articles from around the world

Sponsored Links

WWII Timeline
World War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
WWII Timeline

Support This Site
There are many ways to help support this site if you would like more information
Click Here

Join Our Newsletter
To receive the latest news on Book Reviews, Movies and site updates join my free Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Bookmark & Share
Please bookmark this site and tell your friends!
Bookmark and Share

This website is NOT meant to promote Nazism, the politics of Adolf Hitler, or any other political ideology. It deals with the subject of German military during a particular period of history nothing else.

©Wehrmacht History

Reliable Web Hosting