Diary January 10, 1942

 Japanese improvise landings

One of the first Japanese improvise landings on a shallow beach.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, January 10, 1942:

Southeast Asia

East Indies: Japanese land on Tarakan Island (night January 10-11). Dutch Martin bombers make repeated attacks on invasion fleet.
Wavell arrives in Java, activates ABDA.

Air War

Germany: RAF night raid on Emden (repeated on six nights during January).

Sea War

Arctic: Russian coastal submarine M-175 sunk by U-boat U-584.

Home Fronts

Germany: Berlin Radio reports that German troops are defending their positions on Russian Front in a ‘wall of blood’.

Call of War
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