28 Nov 1942
  • Infantry of British 11th Brigade and tanks of US 1st Armored Division attacked Djedeida, Tunisia unsuccessfully, losing 19 tanks in the process. ww2dbase [Advance into Tunisia | CPC]
  • USS Gar began her fifth war patrol. ww2dbase [Gar | CPC]
  • Frederick Aikman attacked two German Do 217 aircraft in North Africa, downing one and damaging the other. ww2dbase [Frederick Aikman | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • Repair ship Akashi completed the repair work for destroyer Ariake at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Akashi | CPC]
Japan
  • Nachi arrived at Kakumabetsu, Paramushiro (Paramushir), Kurile Islands in the morning and departed at 1200 hours. ww2dbase [Nachi | CPC]
Poland United Kingdom
  • Air Marshal Trafford L. Leigh-Mallory took over RAF Fighter Command from Sholto Douglas. ww2dbase [Trafford Leigh-Mallory | AC]
United States
  • Joseph Rochefort arrived at the Federal Building in San Francisco, California, United States and reported to the headquarters of the Western Sea Frontier. He would soon be asked to establish and command a naval intelligence center that covered the entire Alaska-California coastline. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Nov 1942
Soviet commissars of 1st Guards Division eating a meal near the front, 28 Nov 1942French ships Strasbourg, Colbert, Algérie, and Marseillaise burning in Toulon harbor, France, 28 Nov 1942; photo taken by a RAF aircraftFrench cruiser Marseillaise afire and sinking, Toulon, France, late Nov 1942Aerial view of Toulon, France, 28 Nov 1942; note smoke rising from burning ships

28 Nov 1942 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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