29 Nov 1944

  • Soviet and Yugoslavian troops crossed the Danube River, taking large swathes of southwestern Hungary. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • 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 [Main Article | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yukikaze rescued survivors of carrier Shinano in the Inland Sea in Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | 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 [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • USS Preston guarded carriers while the carriers launched strikes against Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Sunfish sank Japanese ship Daiboshi Maru in the Yellow Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Panama Canal Zone
  • USS Sennet departed Balboa, Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Allied convoy JW-62 departed Loch Ewe, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Wake Island took on two new air squadrons and departed San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
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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