1942

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Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1939 1940 194119421943 1944 1945
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1942 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1942
MCMXLII
Ab urbe condita2695
Armenian calendar1391
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԱ
Assyrian calendar6692
Bahá'í calendar98–99
Bengali calendar1349
Berber calendar2892
British Regnal yearGeo. 6 – 7 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2486
Burmese calendar1304
Byzantine calendar7450–7451
Chinese calendar辛巳(Metal Snake)
4638 or 4578
    — to —
壬午年 (Water Horse)
4639 or 4579
Coptic calendar1658–1659
Discordian calendar3108
Ethiopian calendar1934–1935
Hebrew calendar5702–5703
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1998–1999
 - Shaka Samvat1864–1865
 - Kali Yuga5043–5044
Holocene calendar11942
Igbo calendar942–943
Iranian calendar1320–1321
Islamic calendar1360–1361
Japanese calendarShōwa 17
(昭和17年)
Juche calendar31
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4275
Minguo calendarROC 31
民國31年
Thai solar calendar2485

1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1942nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 942nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 42nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1940s decade.

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Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

Map of Europe at the height of German control in 1942, Britain remaining the only country in Western Europe held by Allied forces

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June 4: The Japanese aircraft carrier, Hiryū under attack by US aircraft at the Battle of Midway

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "'I Came Through; I Shall Return'". The Advertiser (Adelaide): p. 1. 21 March 1942. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48749454. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  2. Великая Отечественная: когда захороним последнего солдата?. Russia Today (in Russian). Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  3. "Iran and the Polish Exodus from Russia 1942". parstimes. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  4. Musial, Bogdan, ed. (2004). "Treblinka - ein Todeslager der "Aktion Reinhard"". Aktion Reinhard" - Die Vernichtung der Juden im Generalgouvernement. Osnabrück. pp. 257–281. 
  5. Niewyk, Donald L.; Nicosia, Francis R. (2000). The Columbia Guide to the Holocaust. Columbia University Press. p. 210. ISBN 0-231-11200-9. http://books.google.ca/books?id=lpDTIUklB2MC&pg=PA210&dq=%22Treblinka+Treblinka%22&cd=25#v=onepage&q=%22Treblinka%20Treblinka%22&f=false. 
  6. Quigley, Carroll (1966). Tragedy And Hope. New York: Macmillan. p. 745. ISBN 0-945001-10-X. http://books.google.com.au/books?id=KQZxAAAAIAAJ&q=tragedy+and+hope&dq=tragedy+and+hope&source=bl&ots=P_gAndEgun&sig=w8Gu9MX-yMpF-K9h6BAORE5zQJY&hl=en&sa=X&ei=YG8zUIOCG6fYigfc14GADA&ved=0CDUQ6AEwAA. 
  7. Robert Forczyk (2008). Sevastopol 1942, Von Manstein's triumph, pp. 35–37. ISBN 978-1-84603-221-9
  8. "8th Air Force during WWII in the ETO: facts, statistics, history and useful information". 
  9. http://fpmedia.club.officelive.com/EersteaanvalVIIIBomberCommand.aspx Nieuws-wo2.tk
  10. Rohwer, J.; Hummelchen, G. (1992). Chronology of the War at Sea 1939-1945. Naval Institute Press. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-55750-105-9. 
  11. Milner, Marc (1985). North Atlantic Run. Naval Institute Press. pp. 148–150. ISBN 0-87021-450-0. 
  12. Langley, Mike (1988). Anders Lassen VC MC. London: New English Library. ISBN 0450424928. 
  13. Lewis, Damien (2014). Churchill's Secret Warriors: The Explosive True Story of the Special Forces.... London: Quercus. ISBN 9781848669178. 
  14. "On One Clear Day. The Story of Jewish Wolbrom". 
  15. Milner, Marc (1985). North Atlantic Run. Naval Institute Press. pp. 159–163. ISBN 0-87021-450-0. 
  16. Muggenthaler, August Karl (1977). German Raiders of WWII. Prentice-Hall. pp. 241–242. ISBN 0-13-354027-8. 
  17. Rohwer, J.; Hummelchen, G. (1992). Chronology of the War at Sea 1939-1945. Naval Institute Press. p. 167. ISBN 1-55750-105-X. 
  18. Edwards, Bernard (1999). Dönitz and the Wolf Packs. Brockhampton Press. p. 115. ISBN 1-86019-927-5. 
  19. Waters, John M., Jr. (1967). Bloody Winter. Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company. pp. 38–55. 
  20. Blair, Clay (1998). Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunted 1942-1945. Random House. pp. 118–120. ISBN 0-679-45742-9. 
  21. Dawson, Jeff (2005). Dead Reckoning: The Dunedin Star Disaster. London, UK: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. ISBN 0-7538-2044-7. http://books.google.com/books?id=naMFHgAACAAJ. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  22. "Convoy ONS 154". J. Gordon Mumford. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 

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