17 August 1942

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 1: Twelve aircraft attack marshalling yards at Rouen-Sotteville, with another six aircraft used as a diversion. No aircraft lost.

Eastern Front

German troops establish bridgeheads on the Kuban Peninsula

Far East

US Marines raid Makin

Occupied Europe

British and Canadian troops launch the disastrous raid on Dieppe


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 17 August 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_08_17.html
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