November 20, 1942
Today in World War II Pacific History
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FRIDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 1942
ALASKA (Eleventh Air Force): A reconnaissance aircraft draws heavy AA fire from Gertrude Cove off Kiska.
(CBI) THEATER OF OPERATIONS (Tenth Air Force): INDIA AIR TASK FORCE (IATF):
Eight B-24s bomb the marshalling yard at Mandalay as IATF bombers, commanded
by Colonel Conrad F. Necrason, intensify their campaign against Burma and Thailand.
RAAF: Crashed is F-4 Lightning A55-2 (KIA) two miles west of Livingstone Field (34 Mile) in Australia. CA-9 Wirraway A20-519 flies a reconnaissance mission over Gona.