13 Oct 1942
  • U-132 joined wolfpack Panther. ww2dbase [U-132 | CPC]
  • USS S-31 departed Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska for her fifth war patrol. ww2dbase [S-31 | Unalaska | CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories United States
  • In the United States, the American public was made aware of the losses at the Battle of Savo Island. ww2dbase [Guadalcanal Campaign | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 13 Oct 1942
Nisshin at Bougainville, 13 Oct 1942Aoba off Buin, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 13 Oct 1942

13 Oct 1942 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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