Diary October 18, 1942

Admiral William 'Bull' Halsey
Admiral William ‘Bull’ Halsey assumed command of the Guadalcanal campaign in October 1942 and remained in command of the Solomons campaign until March 1944.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, October 18, 1942:

Sea War

Pacific: Vice-Admiral Halsey replaces Vice-Admiral Ghormley as C-in-C South Pacific.

Home Fronts

Germany: Hitler orders all captured British Commandos to be summarily executed.

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