January 23, 1942 – Busy day on war fronts. From Batavia, the latest communique from the Netherlands/Indies fighting forces outlined a series of attacks which took place the previous morning on a northern seaport in Sumatra. Sixteen persons were wounded and the attacks were carried out by six Japanese aircraft...
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