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April 10, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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FRIDAY, 10 APRIL 1942

USN - A reorganization of the Pacific Fleet abolished the Battle Force and Scouting Force and creates new type commands for ships and aviation. With the change, titles of the aviation type commands became Carriers, Pacific and Patrol Wings, Pacific.

RAAF: Shot down on a solo reconnaissance mission is P-40E Kittyhawk A29-24 pilot John F. Jackson survived and later returns to duty.



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