WW2 War Diary for Thursday, January 29, 1942:
Rommel recaptures Benghazi.
Britain: Churchill wins Parliamentary Vote of Confidence, 464-1.
First broadcast of ‘Desert Island Discs‘ – BBC’s longest-running record programme.
Atlantic: US Coast Guard cutter Alexander Hamilton (200 t) sunk by U-boat U-132, off Reykjavik.
Germany: 39 RAF bombers attacking Münster and dropping 38t of bombs.