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Far East

At the same time as they attack Pearl Harbor, Japanese forces west of the International Date Line attack Thailand, Malaya, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guam, Midway, Wake Island and the Philippines.

No.1 Squadron (RAAF) send six Hudsons to attack the forces invading Malaya, sinking a 9,700ton transport ship for the lose of two aircraft

Great Britain, United States and their allies declare war on Japan

Russia remains neutral in the Far East


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 December 1941 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1941_12_08.html
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