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On this day

On this day
26 April

1941 — Six Australian warships were involved in Operation Demon, the evacuation of Allied personnel from Greece

1943 — Japanese submarine I-26 torpedoed and sank the merchant ship LIMERICK of Cape Byron, NSW. 

1943 — A Catalina Flying boat crashed while dropping supplies to Coastwatchers on Bougainville Island. The pilot and two crew were killed, the survivors reached the Coastwatchers camp and evacuated by submarine

1953 — Ceasefire talks resumed in Panmunjom, Korea, as the warring sides attempted to end the fighting