Diary December 9, 1942

US Marines defense position Guadalcanal
US Marines defense position with 37mm M3A1 anti-tank gun on Guadalcanal.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, December 9, 1942:


Solomons: Major-General Vandergrift, US Marines, hands over Guadalcanal to Major-General Patch, US Army.

Air War

Mediterranean: RAF night bombers shower ‘block-busters’ and incendiaries over Turin for second night in succession; huge fires light up alpine peaks many miles to the north.

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