24 Nov 1942
  • During the night, Japanese bombers struck Darwin, Australia. ww2dbase [TH]
  • US Marines advanced to Poho, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The 3rd Battalion of the "San Marco" naval infantry regiment of Italian Navy completed its transfer from Corsica, France to Tunisia. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • Rabbi Stephen Wise held a press conference in Washington, DC, United States on the Nazi extermination of European Jews. The information he shared was based a telegram sent by World Jewish Congress representative Gerhart Riegner in Aug 1942. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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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