Today in World War II History—June 29, 1942
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—June 29, 1942: Capt. Charles Kegelman of the US 15th Bombardment Squadron, flying with 12 RAF Bostons to Hazebrouck, France, becomes the first Eighth Air Force member to bomb Nazi-occupied Europe.
Germans take Mersa Matruh, Egypt.
US Army Pictorial Service is established to take still and motion pictures for propaganda and training.