June 13, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology
SATURDAY, 13 JUNE 1942
U.S. Army: The first issue of "Yank" the Army weekly is published.
ALASKA (11th Air Force): An LB-30 flies a weather mission and for the third
straight day, five B-17s and
three B-24s took off on a bombing mission against Kiska Harbor. Two abort and the others bomb partially cloud-obscured
targets. No effect is observed.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): B-17s bomb Lakunai Airfield. Lost is P-40E "Don't Worry" 41-25181 (pilot survived).