Diary January 9, 1943

C-69 Constallation

Lockheed C-69 Constallation with a crew of 4-5 and 60 passengers and a range of 2,400 miles.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, Jnauary 9, 1943:

Air War

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Britain: Flt.-Lt. Richard Hillary, author of ‘The Last Enemy’, killed on active service; aged 23.
USA: Maiden flight of Lockheed C-69 military transport (forerunner of Constellation airliner).

Occuppied Territories

China: Puppet ‘Central Government of China’ declares war on Britain and USA.

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