WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, January 13, 1942:
Russians now in complete control of railway from Maloyaroslavets south to Kaluga. Russians recapture Kirov, southeast of Smolensk, and Dorokhovo, near Mozhaisk.
Malaya: Japanese capture Port Swettenham.
Britain: Allied Conference at St. James’s Palace, London, pledges action against ‘War Criminals’.
USA: War Production Board to be headed by Donald M. Nelson.