Diary January 13, 1942
WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, January 13, 1942:
Knocked-out Russian KV-1 tank in front of the German lines at night in front of Moscow.
Russians now in complete control of railway from Maloyaroslavets south to Kaluga. Russians recapture Kirov, southeast of Smolensk, and Dorokhovo, near Mozhaisk.
Malaya: Japanese capture Port Swettenham.
Britain: Allied Conference at St. James’s Palace, London, pledges action against ‘War Criminals’.
USA: War Production Board to be headed by Donald M. Nelson.