26 August 1942

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Eastern Front

Marshal Zhukov appointed Deputy Supreme Commander of all Soviet Armies, one step below Stalin.

Far East

Japanese troops land at Milne Bay (New Guinea) where they come under attack from Australian troops and from the RAAF.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 26 August 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_08_26.html
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