Diary August 26, 1942

most advanced German position at the river Volga

Picture from this day: the most advanced German position at the river Volga north of Stalingrad. None German soldier in uniform and with weapons went on further east in WW2.

WW2 War Diary for Wednesday, August 26, 1942:

Pacific

New Guinea: Japanese land at Milne Bay, southeast of Port Moresby.

Air War

Germany: Russian night raids on Berlin, August 26-27 and 28-29 (4-engined bombers used in latter operation).

Home Fronts

Britain: Government lifts ban on publication of Daily Worker, Communist Party newspaper.

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