April 15, 1942

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April 15, 1942

Post by Globalization41 » 02 Apr 2020 14:55

4/15/1942; Roosevelt Confident in Defeating Axis, but Warns It Will Take Two or Three Years to Ensure Civilization's Survival

4/15/1942; Japan's Next Aim, India or Australia? Needed Shipping Questionable for Both OperationsMap, S.E. Asia, Google

4/15/1942, War Dept. Reports U.S. Forts Along Manila Bay Under Constant Shelling from JapaneseMap, Manila Bay, Google

4/15/1942, British Stage Stubborn Retreat from Prome Burma; Many Units Fight to Last ManMap, Prome Burma, Google

4/15/1942, Map of Burma Front4/15/1942, Map, Japanese Pressure in Burma Increases; Hard Fighting Along 35-Mile Front

4/15/1942, Allied Convoy of Tanks & Planes Fights Way to Murmansk Opposed by German BombersMap, Murmansk, Google

4/15/1942, Photo, Dressed for Russian Winter; British Seaman en Route to Russia Wears New Fur-Lined Visor & Mask

4/15/1942, Heavy Fighting Reported Along Eastern Front as Red Army Launches Spirited OffensivesMap, Europe, Wikipedia

4/15/1942, Marshal Timoshenko's Forward Troops Force Deep Breach in German Lines North of KharkovBattle of Kharkov

4/15/1942, British Merchant Ship (Carrying Refugees from Far East) Torpedoed & Sunk off Atlantic Coast by Unseen U-Boat

4/15/1942, Photo, U.S. Troops Rode in "Jeep" Bearing White Flag Surrendering Bataan to NipponeseMap, Bataan, Google

4/15/1942, Washington Reports Communications with Cebu Island Cut OffMap; Cebu, P.I.; Google … … Japan, 1923-1936

4/15/1942, Japanese Army Planes & Naval Units Bombard U.S./Filipino Military Positions on Corregidor Island, Part 1Part 2

Map, Corregidor, Google4/15/1942, Gen. Homma Thanks Troops for Heroism During Occupation of Bataan, Part 1Part 2

4/15/1942; R.A.F. Targets Industrial Ruhr, N. Italy, & Occupied Europe; Ten Bombers MissingMap, Ruhr Region, Google

4/15/1942; List of 88 Men Newly Enlisted at Regional Army, Navy, & Marine Recruiting StationsMap, Pittsburgh Pa., Google

4/15/1942, Fayette County Draftees Inducted & Sent to New Cumberland Reception CenterMap, Fayette County Pa., Google

Map, New Cumberland Pa., Google … … 4/15/1942, Wilmerding Mother Mrs. John Stevenson Sees News Photo of Son at Bataan

Map, Wilmerding Pa., Google4/15/1942, Photo, Mom Points to Front-Page Photo of Son Jack Stevenson, "There's My Boy"

4/15/1942, Ashburton Public Hospital Increases Admissions from 1,346 to 1,524 in One YearMap, Ashburton N.Z., Google

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4/15/1942; Germany Is Public Enemy No. 1, but Russia Not Only Country Threatened by Axis; Britain Stretched too Thin

4/15/1942, Allied Patrols See Action Against Axis Artillery & Tanks South of Gazala LibyaMap, Gazala & Vicinity, Wikipedia

4/15/1942, Germans Begin Using Multi-Seat Night Fighters Equipped with Radio Location to Detect Position of Raiding R.A.F.

4/15/1942, Malta Raided by 150 Axis Planes; A.A. Batteries in Continuous Action; Three German Aircraft Shot Down

Map, Malta, Google4/15/1942; British Tax Revenues Exceed Expectations, but Total Cost of War Up; Lease-Lend Act Vital

4/15/1942, Filipino Evacuees Return to Burned-Out Towns After Japanese Occupation of BataanMap, Bataan, Google

4/15/1942, Temporarily Released Hostile (Filipino) Nationals Must Register with Japanese Concentration Camp Office

4/15/1942, American Public Strong in Desire for Professional Sports During War According to Poll as Baseball Season Starts

Democratic America Opens Big-League Baseball Season Today; Yanks Favored to Win in Baseball & on Battlefield, 4/14/1942

4/15/1942; Sir Waldron Smithers to Move in Parliament, "House" Expresses "Deep Sympathy" for Russian POWs in Germany

Molotov Details Atrocities Against Red Army Prisoners, 11/28/1941Berlin Denies Brutalities Against POWs, 11/28/1941

4/15/1942, Japanese Forces Thrusting Fiercely for Burmese Oil Fields of YenangyaungMap, Yenangyaung, Google

4/15/1942, British Destroyers Escort Damaged Troopship (Stalked by U-Boats) Safely to GibraltarMap, Gibraltar, Google

4/15/1942, Missouri Ag Yields Boom, Value Goes from $180 Million in 1940 to $232 Million in 1941Map, Missouri, Google

4/15/1942, R.A.F. Fighters Pound Nazi-Held European Coast in 24-Hour Offensive Launched by British & Canadian Airmen

4/15/1942, Industry & Defense Labor Needs Reduce Worker Rolls of Kansas Works Projects Admin.Map, Kansas, Google

4/15/1942, Missing (& Declared Dead) Simcoe Postmaster Returns & Reports for Army EnlistmentMap, Simcoe, Google

4/15/1942, Hitler Eying Caucasus Oil; Russians Still Hold Sebastopol (Now Under Fierce Siege)Map, S.W. Russia, Wikipedia

4/15/1942, Congress Looks at Funding Construction for 100 Submarines; U.S. Navy Had 186 Operational Subs in Oct.

4/15/1942; Saskatchewan Is Selling More Beef, but Shortage Could Develop Due to DemandMap, Saskatchewan, Google

4/15/1942, Yanks & Dodgers Hog Spotlight with Relentless Precision on Baseball's Opening Day; Only 153 Games to Go

4/15/1942, Assistant A.G. Thurman Arnold in U.C. Berkeley Lecture Says Postwar Recession Only a Phobia, Part 1Part 2

4/15/1942, Berkeley Sets Tax-Filing Record; Tax Man SwampedMap, Berkeley Ca., Google … … Map, New Zealand, Google

4/15/1942, Life in the Army; N.Z. Gov't Policy; Medical Officer's Duties; Conditions in Camps; Sick Parade at 7:am

4/15/1942, Pres. Vargas of Brazil Hopes to Develop World's Largest Jungle for Economic ExploitationMap, Brazil, Google

Map, Washington State, Google4/15/1942, State Tax Commission Reports $610,228 Collected from Pinball & Slot Machines

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April 15, 1942

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4/15/1942, Japanese Pour Artillery from Bataan Hills into Corregidor; Only Handful of U.S. Troops Left; Supplies Cut Off

Map, Corregidor, GoogleMap, Corregidor, WikipediaSiege of Corregidor, Ibiblio, HyperWarMap, Cebu, Google

4/15/1942, U.S. Fire from Corregidor Sinks Jap Boats; Contact Lost with CebuPhoto, U.S. Rotatable Mortar, Wikipedia

4/15/1942, Japs Landing Large Forces on Cebu; Half of P.I. Archipelago (7,000 Islands) Still Remains Free of Invasion

4/15/1942; Heavy Fighting on Cebu, Communications Reestablished, Japs Advance; Corregidor Shelled from Two Sides

4/15/1942, Six Russian Divisions Without Regard for Losses Break into German LinesMap, Eastern Front, Wikipedia

4/15/1942, Vichy-Washington Break Imminent Possibility; Germans to Oversee French N. AfricaMap, Vichy, Wikipedia

4/15/1942, Germans Pressure France; Vichy Unlikely to Yield French Fleet to Germans; Eastern Front Needs Troops

4/15/1942, British Report Skirmishes in Libya; German Column Ambushed Near TemradSatellite View, Temrad, Google

4/15/1942, Manila Office of City Treasury Reminds Taxpayers April 30 Is Last Day for Payment; Avoid Crowds, Pay Early

4/15/1942, Life in Occupied Poland, Guerilla Warfare, Brutal Deportations, Systematic Starvation, 70,000 Persons Shot

4/15/1942, Iran Breaks with Japan; Japs Ordered Out of Tehran for Paying Nazi AgentsMap, Tehran Iran, Google

4/15/1942, Japanese Fall Back in China's N. Chekiang SectorMap, Chekiang, GoogleMap, China, Emerson Kent

4/15/1942, Admiral Land Outlines U.S. Emergency Shipbuilding Expansion; Original 500-Ship Plan Increased to 1,600

4/15/1942, R.A.A.F & U.S. Planes Intercepted by Zeros During Raid on Lae New GuineaMap, Lea New Guinea, Google

4/15/1942, Spitfire Accidently Strafes Group of British Soldiers at Imberdown Wiltshire During Training Exercise

Map, Imberdown England, Google4/15/1942, Numerous German Deserters Reportedly Hiding in Forests of Poland

4/15/1942, Greece Suffers 5x Death Rate Above Normal; Food & Medicine Lacking; Epidemics Spread with Intensity

Map, Greece, GoogleHitler Launches Balkans Blitz, 4/9/1941Battle of Crete, 5/29/1941Map, Crete, Google

4/15/1942, Activity in N. Africa Confined to No-Man's Land; British Mobile Units Engage Axis Columns in Dust Storms

4/15/1942, Spring Is Here; War Seems Remote; Few Autos; Numerous Trains, Trucks, & Busses; Soldiers Thumb Rides

4/15/1942, Wartime Baseball Opens; Yanks' Ruffing Checks Washington 7-0; Colorful Ceremonies, V.P. Wallace 1st Pitch

4/15/1942, Dodgers Stop Giants to Open Defense of '41 Crown, Allen Saves Win, 42,653, La Guardia Tosses 1st Pitch

4/15/1942, Selective Service Reclassifies Brooklyn's Pete Reiser 1-A … … Dodgers Clinch, 9/26/1941, Part 1Part 2

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Re: April 15, 1942

Post by LineDoggie » 30 Sep 2022 23:52

Planning on spamming the entire site with your index of your topics?
"There are two kinds of people who are staying on this beach: those who are dead and those who are going to die. Now let’s get the hell out of here".
Col. George Taylor, 16th Infantry Regiment, Omaha Beach

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Post by Globalization41 » 01 Oct 2022 01:44

I posted the Index link at the end of several topics for navigational purposes.

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Re: Index

Post by LineDoggie » 01 Oct 2022 03:21

Globalization41 wrote:
01 Oct 2022 01:44
I posted the Index link at the end of several topics for navigational purposes.

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You're spamming the site for several topics you want us to peruse rather than for us to decide what topics we want to see, read, comment on.
"There are two kinds of people who are staying on this beach: those who are dead and those who are going to die. Now let’s get the hell out of here".
Col. George Taylor, 16th Infantry Regiment, Omaha Beach

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Re: April 15, 1942

Post by Globalization41 » 01 Oct 2022 14:19

Actually, you guys at the Axis History Forum in general are the experts. My posts are only supplementary and cumulative.

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