21 August 1942

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 4: Twelve aircraft dispatched to attack shipyards at Rotterdam but recalled before reaching the target.

Far East

Japanese attack at Tenaru (Guadalcanal) is defeated

Eastern Front

German troops capture Krimskaya


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 21 August 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_08_21.html
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