Aircraft carrier Akagi shortly after leaving Port Stirling, Celebes for the Indian Ocean, 26 Mar 1942; note B5N torpedo bombers on flight deckCanadian soldiers of the Edmonton Regiment priming the No. 36 grenades in Shoreham, England, United Kingdom, 26 Mar 1942Curtin and MacArthur at Provisional Parliament House, Canberra, Australia, 26 Mar 1942Thomas Blamey, Douglas MacArthur, and John Curtin, Australia, 26 Mar 1942
Aircraft carrier Akagi shortly after leaving Port Stirling, Celebes for the Indian Ocean, 26 Mar 1942; note B5N torpedo bombers on flight deckCanadian soldiers of the Edmonton Regiment priming the No. 36 grenades in Shoreham, England, United Kingdom, 26 Mar 1942Curtin and MacArthur at Provisional Parliament House, Canberra, Australia, 26 Mar 1942Thomas Blamey, Douglas MacArthur, and John Curtin, Australia, 26 Mar 1942
US tanker Dixie Arrow burning after being torpedoed by German submarine U-71, off North Carolina, United States, 26 Mar 1942
US tanker Dixie Arrow burning after being torpedoed by German submarine U-71, off North Carolina, United States, 26 Mar 1942


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