Today in World War II History—September 14, 1942
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Sept. 14, 1942: On New Guinea, Australians fall back for the last time to Imita Ridge, only 32 miles from Port Moresby on the southern coast.
On Guadalcanal, Japanese retreat in the Battle of the Ridge.
British make unsuccessful raid on Tobruk and Benghazi in Libya by land and sea, losing a light cruiser and two destroyers.