United States of America Navy Department. Announced that 850 persons were missing
from two USS liners torpedoed in North Atlantic.
North Africa. In Central
Tunisia Afrika Corps launched another attack towards Tebessa, but were held by
British and United States of America troops.
In Burma. British troops
made raid from sea on Myebon, Arakan coast.
United States of America.
United States Army Air Force (USAAF) bomber aircraft raided Japanese positions
at Kiska, Aleutians.
Northwest African Air Forces (NAAF). United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) A-20 Havoc light bombers and fighters, flying close support
to ground forces, aid in repulsing Field Marshal Erwin
drive toward Thala and Tebessa. At 1915 the enemy begins general
withdrawal toward Kasserine. B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers bomb Kasserine
Pass while B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit nearby bridge. Escorting P-38 Lightning
fighters strafe retreating troops. Other B-25 Mitchell medium bombers hit Gafsa
Tenth Air Force. During 22-23
February 1943, 10 B-24 Liberator heavy bombers mine Gulf of Martaban between Pagoda
Point and mouth of Rangoon River. 24 United States and The British Royal Air Force
(RAF) Liberators fly diversionary strike against city of Rangoon and Mingaladon
Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-25
Mitchell medium bombers pound Lae area while to the South A-20 Havoc light bombers
hit forces at Buibuining, Waipali, Guadagasal, and along trails in the surrounding
areas. A single B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers bombs Lae, and a B-24 Liberator
heavy bombers hits Lorengau airfield.
Thirteenth Air Force. United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) P-38 Lightning fighters, P-39 fighters, and Navy aircraft
hit Rekata Bay area and barges in Sambi Bay.
Eleventh Air Force. 16
United States Army Air Force (USAAF) bombers and 8 fighters abort Kiska attack
mission due to weather. Go To: 23rd
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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