Today in World War II History—September 11, 1942
Sunday, September 11, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Sept. 11, 1942: On New Guinea, Australians fall back to Ioribaiwa Ridge in retreat toward Port Moresby.
On board submarine USS Seadragon in the South China Sea, Pharmacist’s Mate First Class Wheeler Lipes performs a successful emergency appendectomy, the first of three performed by pharmacist’s mates on submarines in 1942.