June 14, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology
SUNDAY, 14 JUNE 1942
ALASKA (11th Air Force): Four B-17s and three B-24s bomb shipping in Kiska Harbor from an altitude of 700'. Two cruisers
are hit and one seaplane is downed. Two B-17s are heavily damaged but return
IJN: Japanese aircraft bomb Nazan Bay off Atka.
ZONE OF INTERIOR: 32d, 352d, 353d and 419th Bombardment Squadrons (Heavy),
301st Bombardment Group (Heavy), cease operating from Muroc AAB and return to base at Alamogordo AAF with B-17s and cease flying
ASW patrols. 358th, 359th and 360th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 303d Bombardment
Group (Heavy), cease operating from Muroc AAB, California and return to base
at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho with B-17s and cease flying ASW patrols.
USMC: The first echelon of 1st Marine Division arrives in Wellington.