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February 26, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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THURSDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 1942

SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): Force landed is C-53 41-20066 near Vansittart Bay southwest of Truscott.

KLM: Crashed is DC-3 "Emoe" PH-AFZ (crew died, prisoner and missing).

USAAF: Promoted to the rank of Major General George C. Kenney.



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