18 Nov 1944
  • Japanese hospital ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Singapore. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • USS Astoria crossed the International Date Line. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Adolf Eichmann ordered the deportation of 18,000 Jews from Budapest, Hungary to concentration camps. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • US Third Army entered Germany proper. ww2dbase [TH]
  • US XX Corps surrounded Metz, France. ww2dbase [TH]
  • The Ki-83 heavy fighter took its first flight. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Antrup Wilhelm was awarded Oak Leaves to his Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Heinrich Höfer was awarded Oak Leaves to his Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. ww2dbase [CPC]
China
  • The C-0101 transport aircraft completed its first operational flight from Chongqing, China to Taipingsi Airport in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Hawaii
  • USS Pollack arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • USS Snook arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her seventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Air Group 23 on board. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Sunfish sank Japanese transport Seisho Maru in the East China Sea at 0317 hours. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone Photo(s) dated 18 Nov 1944
US Army Pfc. Carl Anker, Pfc. Edmund Dill, and Sgt. Ted Bailey sharing the contents of the care package sent by DillAerial view of USS Makin Island off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 18 Nov 1944; note lowered forward elevator and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft on the flight deckA soldier of 5th Duke of CornwallA soldier of 5th Duke of Cornwall
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18 Nov 1944 Interactive Map

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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