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October 22, 1942
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THURSDAY, 22 OCTOBER 1942

AMERICAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS ALASKA (Eleventh Air Force): Weather reconnaissance aircraft reports a asubmarine at 52-08N 177-21 W. US Navy aircraft later makes contact and drop depth charges, results of the attack are unknown.

SOUTH PACIFIC AREA (SOPAC, Joint Chiefs of Staff): Henderson Field on Guadalcanal is out of operation again as result of enemy action.

RAAF: Lost on a training mission is Beaufort A9-26 (KIA) when it accidentally crashed into the shipwreck of City of Adelaide.



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