December 11, 1941
Today in World War II Pacific History
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Thursday, December 11, 1941
Caribbean Air Force: The 7th Reconnaissance Squadron (Heavy), VI Bomber Command, transfers from Howard Field to David Field with B-17's and B-18's. The 32d Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor), 36th Pursuit Group (Interceptor), based at Losey Field, Puerto Rico sends a detachment to Arecibo, Puerto Rico with P-36's. The 74th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 6th Bombardment Group (Heavy), transfers from Aguadulce to Rio Hato with B-18's.
ZONE OF INTERIOR: 2nd Air Forces and 4th Air Force are assigned to the US Army's Western Defense Command.
IJN: Japanese force attempt an amphibious landing at Wake Island.
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