June 15, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology
MONDAY, 15 JUNE 1942
ALASKA (11th Air Force): Three B-17s and two
B-24s take off on a bombing mission against Kiska but abort due to bad weather.
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AREA (SWPA, 5th Air Force): 63rd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy),
43rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) moves from Sydney to Charleville with
Hawaii: Ditched is B-17C 40-2054 (2 MIA).
IJN: Kamikawa Maru enters Kiska Harbor to deliver seaplanes that will operate from Kiska Harbor Seaplane Base.