1942 in the United States

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1942 in the United States
Years: 1939 1940 194119421943 1944 1945

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Events from the year 1942 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

February

February 2: An executive order directs Japanese American internment

March

April

May

June

July

August

August 7: Battle of Guadalcanal begins

September

October

October 28: The Alaska Highway is completed.

November

December

Ongoing

Unknown

Births

Deaths

See also

References

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