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Today in World War II History—Feb. 12, 1942

Battleship USS Nevada refloated after being sunk on 7 Dec 1941 and ready to be moved to dry dock, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 17 Feb 1942 (US Navy photo)

Battleship USS Nevada refloated after being sunk on 7 Dec 1941 and ready to be moved to dry dock, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 17 Feb 1942 (US Navy photo)

75 Years Ago—Feb. 12, 1942: “Channel Dash”: British detect and attack German fleet transferring from Brest, France to Wilhelmshaven, Germany; no damage to German ships; 42 British aircraft lost.

US Tenth Air Force activated at Patterson Fd. OH under Maj. Gen. Lewis Brereton, to be based in New Delhi, India.

Battleship USS Nevada refloated at Pearl Harbor, will sail to Puget Sound, WA for repairs.

Patch of the US Tenth Air Force

Patch of the US Tenth Air Force