Diary January 13, 1942

Knocked-out Russian KV-1 tank

Knocked-out Russian KV-1 tank in front of the German lines at night in front of Moscow.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, January 13, 1942:

Eastern Front

Russians now in complete control of railway from Maloyaroslavets south to Kaluga. Russians recapture Kirov, southeast of Smolensk, and Dorokhovo, near Mozhaisk.

Southeast Asia

Malaya: Japanese capture Port Swettenham.


Britain: Allied Conference at St. James’s Palace, London, pledges action against ‘War Criminals’.

Home Fronts

USA: War Production Board to be headed by Donald M. Nelson.

Call of War
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