16 April 1942

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Technology

Order placed for 500 A-36A dive bombers based on the Mustang

Mediterranean

The Island of Malta is awarded the George Cross to recognise the bravery of the population during the siege

Boston IIIs over Le Havre, 16 April 1942
Boston IIIs over Le Havre, 16 April 1942

India

Congress Party turns down Cripps Mission's offer of post-war Dominion status

War in the RAF

Boston bombers of the RAF carry out a daylight raid on the port of Le Havre.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 April 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_04_16.html
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