29 Nov 1944

Hungary Italy
  • Three Brazilian battalions attacked Monte Castello 61 kilometers southwest of Bologna, Italy at 0700 hours. The poor weather precluded support from the air and by the attached three platoons of US tanks. The attack was repulsed by the afternoon. ww2dbase [Battle of Monte Castello | Monte Castello, Emilia-Romagna | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yukikaze rescued survivors of carrier Shinano in the Inland Sea in Japan. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | Inland Sea | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Archerfish damaged Shinano at 0315 hours with 4 of 6 torpedoes fired, causing flooding on the starboard side of the carrier. Shinano would capsize at 1057 hours. ww2dbase [Shinano | CPC]
  • USS Sunfish sank Japanese ship Daiboshi Maru in the Yellow Sea. ww2dbase [Sunfish (Gato-class) | Yellow Sea | CPC]
  • USS Preston guarded carriers while the carriers launched strikes against Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Preston (Fletcher-class) | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone
  • USS Sennet departed Balboa, Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Sennet | Balboa | CPC]
United Kingdom United States Photo(s) dated 29 Nov 1944
Captured German military policemen and Gestapo personnel being marched to a prisoners of war camp, Strasbourg, France, 29 Nov 1944

29 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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