July 15, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
Day by day chronology
WEDNESDAY, 15 JULY 1942
ALASKA (11th AF): Three B-24s on a bombing mission to Kiska abort due to bad weather.
WESTERN DEFENSE COMMAND (4th AF): 392nd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy),
30th Bombardment Group (Heavy) moves from Hammer Field to March Field
and continues flying ASW patrols with LB-30s.
CHINA-BURMA-INDIA (CBI) (10th AF): India-China
Ferrying Command is activated to replace the Assam-Burma-China Command.
Australia: Photographer Thomas Fisher
visits the 23rd Australian Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery atop Tuaguba Hill (Ack Ack Hill) overlooking Port Moresby.