Today in World War II History—June 29, 1942
75 Years Ago—June 29, 1942: Capt. Charles Kegelman of the US 15th Bombardment Squadron, flying with 12 RAF Bostons to Hazebrouck, France, becomes first Eighth AF member to bomb Nazi-occupied Europe.
Germans take Mersa Matruh, Egypt.
Mussolini flies to Egypt with his white horse, anticipating victory parade in Cairo.