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13 Mar 1942

New Zealand
  • Warrant Officer Nobuo Fujita, flying in a submarine-based (submarine I-25) E14Y aircraft, conducted a photographic reconnaissance mission over Auckland, New Zealand. ww2dbase [Nobuo Fujita | Auckland | CPC]
24 May 1942

New Zealand
  • Warrant Officer Susumo Ito, flying in a submarine-based (submarine I-21) E14Y aircraft, conducted a photographic reconnaissance mission over Auckland, New Zealand. The Auckland airport controllers mistook the Japanese aircraft for a friendly one and turned on the landing lights. ww2dbase [E14Y | Auckland | CPC]
19 May 1943

New Zealand
  • Destroyer USS Cummings arrived at Caliope Dock, Devonport Navy Yard, Auckland, New Zealand for a brief overhaul. ww2dbase [Cummings | Auckland | DS]
27 Aug 1943

New Zealand
  • Eleanor Roosevelt arrived at Auckland, New Zealand on the personal invitation of New Zealand Prime Minister Peter Fraser. She took an overnight train for Wellington, New Zealand. ww2dbase [Eleanor Roosevelt | Auckland | CPC]
1 Sep 1943

New Zealand
3 Sep 1943

New Zealand

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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