Operation Pastorius
Operation Pastorius was a failed German plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War II. The operation was staged in June 1942 and was to be directed against strategic American economic...
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Siege of Malta (World War II)
The Siege of Malta was a military campaign in the Mediterranean Theatre of the Second World War. From 1940–42, the fight for the control of the strategically important island of Malta pitted the air f...
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Second Washington Conference
The Second Washington Conference (19 – 25 June 1942), did not have a code name because it was hastily called and was regarded at the time as a set of military staff conversations rather than a formal ...
Allied Military Administration (Libya)
Allied occupation of Libya was the control of the ex-Italian colony of Libya by the Allies from 1943 until Libyan independence was granted in 1951. It was divided into the following:
The Allied oc...
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Declaration by United Nations
The Declaration by the United Nations was a World War II document agreed on 1 January 1942 during the Arcadia Conference by 26 governments: the Allied "Big Four" (the US, the UK, the USSR, and China),...
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Operation Torch
2°01′44″W / 35.085°N 2.029°W / 35.085; -2.029Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North Afr...
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Mogoytuysky District
Mogoytuysky District (Russian: Могойтуйский райо́н) is an administrative and municipal district (raion) of Agin-Buryat Okrug of Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia, one of the thirty-one in the krai. It is l...
World War II
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War (after the recent Great War), was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier. It involved th...
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List of colonial governors in 1942
This is a list of the governors of colonies, protectorates, or other dependencies in 1942. Where applicable, native rulers are also listed.
List of colonial governors in 1942 - Wikipedia
Bracero Program
The bracero program (named for the Spanish term bracero, meaning "manual laborer" [lit. "one who works using his arms"]) was a series of laws and diplomatic agreements, initiated by an August 1942 exc...
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Arcadia Conference
The First Washington Conference, also known as the Arcadia Conference (ARCADIA was the code name used for the conference), was held in Washington, from December 22, 1941 to January 14, 1942.It brought...
Channel Dash
The Channel Dash, codenamed Operation Cerberus by the Germans, was a major naval engagement during World War II in which a German Kriegsmarine squadron consisting of both Scharnhorst-class battleships...
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Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942
The Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942 is an Act of the Australian Parliament that formally adopted the Statute of Westminster 1931, an Act of the British Imperial Parliament enabling the legisl...
List of state leaders in 1942
This is a list of heads of state, government leaders, and other rulers in the year 1942.
List of state leaders in 1942 - Wikipedia
Naval Battle of Casablanca
The Naval Battle of Casablanca was a series of naval engagements fought between American ships covering the invasion of North Africa and Vichy French ships defending the neutrality of French Morocco i...
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Japanese occupation of Indonesia
The Japanese Empire occupied the Dutch East Indies, modern Indonesia, during World War II from March 1942 until after the end of the War in 1945. The period was one of the most critical in Indonesian ...
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Bombardment of Fort Stevens
The Bombardment of Fort Stevens occurred in June 1942, during the American Theater and the Pacific Theater of World War II. An Imperial Japanese submarine fired on Fort Stevens which protected the Ore...
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Operation Albumen
Operation Albumen was the name given to British Commando raids in June 1942 on German airfields in the Axis-occupied Greek island of Crete, to prevent them from being used in support of the Afrika Kor...
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Look to Norway
The "Look to Norway" speech by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was given during the handover ceremony of the Royal Norwegian Navy ship HNoMS King Haakon VII at the Washington Navy Yard on 16 Sept...
Moscow Conference (1942)
The Second Moscow Conference between the major Allies of World War II took place from August 12, 1942 to August 17, 1942.Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, W. Averell Harriman Special...
Kalgansky District
Kalgansky District (Russian: Калганский район) is an administrative and municipal district (raion), one of the thirty-one in Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia. It is located in the southeast of the krai. T...
Allied occupation of Libya
Allied occupation of Libya was the control of the ex-Italian colony of Libya by the Allies from 1943 until Libyan independence was granted in 1951. It was divided into the following:
The Allied oc...
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Bombardment of Ellwood
The Bombardment of Ellwood during World War II was a naval attack by a Japanese submarine against United States coastal targets near Santa Barbara, California. Though damage was minimal, the event was...
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