Diary April 13, 1942

 B-25 bomber in close above the jungle
An American B-25 bomber close above the jungle.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, April 13, 1942:

Air War

Pacific: ‘The Royce Raid’. Special squadron of 3 B-17 Fortress and 10 B-25 Mitchell bombers (1 lost) led by Brigade-General Royce, flies from north Australia to secret strip in south Philippines, bombs Japanese-held airfields and harbours (including Manila) and returns to Australia (April 16) with 44 US and Filipino officers and civilians.

Sea War

Mediterranean: U-boats lay mines off Famagusta (Cyprus), Beirut, Haifa and Port Said (April 13-16).

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