1 February 1942

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Philippines

Japanese troops attempt to land on Corregidor

Burma

Rangoon is hit by the first heavy Japanese air raid

Pacific

US aircraft and warships bombard a number of the Marshall and Gilbert Islands.

USS Northampton (CA-26) bombarding Wotje or Maloelap, 1 February 1942
USS Northampton (CA-26) bombarding Wotje or Maloelap, 1 February 1942

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 February 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_02_01.html

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