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June 28, 1942
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SUNDAY, 28 JUNE 1942

ALASKA (11th Air Force): A B-17 weather aircraft flies over Kiska. A solid weather front cancels bombing. On this and the following day submarines land the U.S. advanced reconnaissance parties on Adak.

CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (10th Air Force): 11th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 7th Bombardment Group (Heavy), based at Kunming, sends a detachment to operate from Dinjan with B-25s.

Australian Army: Four platoons of Australian commandos land and attack Japanese position at Salamaua. They killing about 100 enemy troops, bringing back three trucks and a portable bridge. Allied morale is boosted, but the attack fails to gain any significant ground from the Japanese.

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