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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 third year of the 1940s decade.

Events

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

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Spring 1942: the Nazi German extermination camp Treblinka II opens in occupied Poland near the village of Treblinka

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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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