Diary June 5, 1942

carrier 'Hiryu' is on fire

In the Battle of Midway, the Japanese aircraft carrier ‘Hiryu’ is on fire this day after a US air strike.

WW2 War Diary for Friday, June 5, 1942:

North Africa

British 8th Army engages Rommel (too late).

Politics

USA: Government declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania.

Sea War

Indian Ocean: Japanese submarines active in Mozambique Channel.

Home Fronts

USA: Roosevelt condemns use of ‘poisonous and noxious gases’ by Japanese forces in China and warns Japan that if such actions continue the USA will retaliate ‘in kind’.

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