22 October 1942

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War at Sea

German submarine U-412 sunk with all hands off the Faeroe Islands

Far East

Australian troops land on Goodenough Island, which falls after two days of fighting

North Africa

General Mark Clark is landed on the Algerian coast by submarine to meet with representatives of pro-Allied French forces in North Africa

Great Britain

Age of conscription reduced to 18


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 22 October 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_10_22.html

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