3 January 1942

January 1942

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Far East

General Wavell is appointed commander-in-chief of the unified Allied Command in the South West Pacific.

Major-General Brett (US) is appointed as Wavell's deputy, General Pownall as his chief-of-staff, Admiral Hart as C-in-C Naval Forces

Chiang Kai-shek is appointed C-in-C Allied land and air forces in the Chinese theatre


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 January 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_01_03.html
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