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Diary January 6, 1943

Skip-bombing by Douglas A-20
Skip-bombing by Douglas A-20 on Japanese transport.
WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, January 6, 1943:

Sea War

Pacific – BATTLE OF HUON GULF (January 6-9): all available Allied bombers and fighters in Southwest Pacific make round-the-clock attacks on Japanese troop convoy, making for Lae (New Guinea); 3 transport and c.80 Japanese aircraft destroyed. Allied losses, light.

Afrca

Western Desert: Free French troops, advancing north from Chad, capture Oum-el-Arameb (South Libya) after heavy fighting.

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