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July 7, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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ALASKA (11th AF): One B-17 and seven B-24s fly weather, bombing and photo missions to Kiska, Attu and Agattu; all bombs are returned to base due to weather; 1 seaplane is shot down.

SOUTH PACIFIC AREA (SOPAC, Joint Chiefs of Staff): Major General Millard F. Harmon is designated Commanding General of U.S. Army Forces in the South Pacific (COMGENSOPAC).

USN: An agreement was reached between the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy, which provided that the Army would deliver to the Navy a specified number of B-24 Liberators, B-25 Mitchells, and B-34 Venturas to meet the Navy's requirement for long range land base planes. Also, the Navy would relinquish its production cognizance of the Boeing Renton plant to the Army for expanded B-29 production and limit its orders for PBY's to avoid interference with B-24 production.

USN: SS Rufus King ran aground in South Passage of Moreton Bay.

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