24 March 1942

March 1942

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War at Sea

German submarine U-655 sunk with all hands in the Barents Sea

War in the Air

Army Air Corps formed in Great Britain to provide direct support to the army, specialising in paratroops and gliders

Far East

Japanese troops begin to attack the Bataan Peninsula

Great Britain

Parliament presses the Government to hold an inquiry into the loss of Singapore, but the request is turned down


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 24 March 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_03_24.html
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