Today in World War II History—April 1, 1942
Friday, April 1, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Apr. 1, 1942: Japanese land at Hollandia and Sorong in Dutch New Guinea.
US begins “bucket brigade” partial convoys on East Coast—cargo ships sail close to shore in daylight, stay in ports overnight, escorted by whatever warships are on hand.