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Diary September 15, 1942

'Wasp''s flight deck
F4F Wildcat fighters and SBD Dauntless dive-bombers on ‘Wasp”s flight deck before the carrier was sunk.
WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, September 15, 1942:

Sea War

Pacific: US carrier Wasp sunk by Japanese submarine I-19, south of Guadalcanal; new battleship North Carolina damaged by torpedo.

Eastern Front

Stalingrad: Rodimtsev Division ordered to ‘clear’ Germans from strategic important Mamai Hill and railway station in city centre (latter changes hands several times).

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