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June 26, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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FRIDAY, 26 JUNE 1942

ALASKA (11th Air Force): Five B-24s drop incendiaries and fire bombs on installations at Kiska Harbor.

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (10th Air Force): Brigadier General Earl L Naiden becomes Commanding General 10th Air Force, succeeding Major General Lewis H Brereton who departs for the Middle East with Brigadier General Elmer E Adler, Commanding General X Air Service Command, and several other key subordinates. The aircraft and crews of the 9th Bombardment Squadron follow. This move leaves the 10th Air Force almost a skeleton.

PACIFIC OCEAN AREA (POA, 7th Air Force): During the night of June 26-27, three LB-30s staged through Midway then bomb installations on Wake.

RAAF: Lost is Beaufort A9-52 pilot S/Ldr Charles Walter Lyndsay Sage (MIA) crashed near Tapini.

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