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Diary January 12, 1942

'HMS Unbeaten'
‘HMS Unbeaten’ operated almost exclusively in the Mediterranean until its destruction, and could sunk two submarines.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, January 12, 1942:

Sea War

Mediterranean: U-boat U-374 sunk by British submarine Unbeaten off Catania (Sicily).


Japan: Government declares war on Netherlands East Indies.
USA and Mexico: US-Mexican Joint Defence Commission established.

Occupied Territories

Yugoslavia: General Simovic resigns as Prime Minister of Yugoslav Government-in-Exile; succeeded by Professor Yovanovic. General Mihailovic, leader of Chetniks (Serbian partisans) appointed Minister of National Defence and C-in-C of all Yugoslav resistance forces.

Home Fronts

USA: National War Labor Board established, with wide-ranging powers to settle industrial disputes.

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