16 August 1942

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North Africa

USAAF bombers attack German targets in the desert, having been flown out to help the British

Far East

Australian troops meet the Japanese in the Owen Stanley mountains (New Guinea), where they will soon inflict the first serious defeat on the Japanese


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 August 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_08_16.html
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