Currently set to No Index

Diary September 5, 1942


destroyer Amatsukaze
Japanese destroyers, such as ‘Amatsukaze’, are mainly used for the ‘Tokyo Express’ supplies to Guadalacanal.
WW2 War Diary for Saturday, September 5, 1942:

Sea War

Pacific: JAPANESE EVACUATE MILNE BAY (New Guinea). Japanese fast destroyers land reinforcements and essential supplies on Guadalcanal (night 5-6). US Navy and Marines soon nickname this almost nightly service the ‘Tokyo Express’.

Home Fronts

Britain: IRA ambush RUC patrol in Co Tyrone (2 killed, 1 wounded).

close
Subscribe to our newsletter with the latest reports from the war diaries and about World War I & II.

for sharing:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

WW2 Weapons
Scroll to Top