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9th June 1942

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Events On This Day

The British Admiralty announced that the submarine HMS Turbulent sank Italian destroyer and three, supply ships in Mediterranean.

In Africa. British armoured forces and Free French drove off large-scale attack at Bir Hacheim.

In China. British and American air force units arrived in China.

Execution of 41 Czechs.

Eighth Air Force. Second contingent of personnel for Headquarters Eighth Air Force and subordinate commands, including main body of VIII Air Force Services Command (AFSC), arrives in United Kingdom.

Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers, B-25 Mitchell medium bombers, and B-26 Marauder medium bombers attack Lae and Salamaua.

Seventh Air Force. General Davidson, Commanding General VII Fighter Command, also becomes Commanding General Seventh Air Force following loss of General Tinker on 7 June 1942.

Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) Patrols are flown but encounter no aircraft.

M84 Minesweeper
Commissioned 9 June 1942

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