19 August 1942

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War in the Air

First comfirmed combat victory for the Mustang, flying with the RAF over Dieppe.

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 2: Twenty four aircraft dispatched to attack German airfield at Abbeville/ Drucat. No aircraft lost.

Eastern Front

German VI Army (Von Paulus) ordered to capture Stalingrad

 


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 August 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_08_19.html

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