Today in World War II History—October 4, 1942
80 Years Ago—Oct. 4, 1942: British commando raid on Sark in the Channel Islands yields one German prisoner.
Germans make fourth major offensive at Stalingrad and attack tractor factory.
US 5th Bomb Group begins operating from Guadalcanal with B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers—the B-17s will be evacuated from the island only 10 days later.