25 Nov 1942
  • Chuyo was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Over the course of the past 3 days, aircraft of the Royal New Zealand Air Force 3rd Reconnaissance Squadron, US Navy Patrol Squadron 12, US Army 12th, 68th, and 70th Fighter Squadrons, and US Army 69th Bombardment Squadron arrived at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Adolf Hitler ordered the seizure of the French fleet at Toulon, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | CPC]
  • British submarine HMS Utmost (Lieutenant John Walter David Coombe) was depth charged and sunk by the Italian gunboat Groppo off Sicily, Italy. ww2dbase [AC]
  • USS S-35 arrived at Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska, ending her fourth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Ramgarh Trainin Center in India established a special units section; it was to absorb the previously established Chinese language section. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The first deportation of Norwegian Jews to Auschwitz Concentration Camp in occupied Poland took place. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • He 111 aircraft from Tatsinskaya Airfield and Morozovskaya Airfield in Rostov Oblast, Russia flew 75 tons of supplies, mostly fuel, into Stalingrad, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • The American newspaper New York Times published an announcement on page ten by Rabbi Wise about the slaughter of two million Jews. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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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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