30 Nov 1944
  • USS Gar arrived at Mios Woendi, Biak Islands, ending her fourtheenth war patrol. ww2dbase [Gar | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yuzuki arrived at Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Yuzuki | CPC]
  • Sakawa was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Sakawa | CPC]
  • U-869 was detached from the German Navy 4th Submarine Flotilla. ww2dbase [U-869 | CPC]
  • Ivan Bagramyan was awarded the Order of the Red Banner for the second time. ww2dbase [Ivan Bagramyan | CPC]
Germany Hawaii
  • USS Sterlet arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her second war patrol. ww2dbase [Sterlet | Honolulu, Oahu | CPC]
  • USS Honolulu departed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii bound for San Pedro, California. ww2dbase [Honolulu | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | DS]
  • Landing ship No. 146 was launched. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | CPC]
  • Japanese Navy landing ship No. 184 Transferred to the Army, SB craft.was completed and was transferred to the Army as a SB craft. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Sunfish sank Japanese transport Dairen Maru in the Yellow Sea, hitting her with 1 of 5 torpedoes fired. 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]
Philippines Poland United Kingdom
  • German V-2 rocket at Shooters Hill, London, England, United Kingdom at 0100 hours, killing 23. ww2dbase [Vergeltungswaffe 2 | V-Weapons Campaign | London, England | CPC]
  • At a cost of £9,000,000 (excluding the cost of her guns and their mountings), Britain's last Battleship, HMS Vanguard, was launched at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. Too late to see service in World War II, Vanguard would eventually be completed in Apr 1946. ww2dbase [Clydebank, Scotland | AC]
United States
  • Production of P-40 fighters ceased. ww2dbase [P-40 Warhawk | CPC]
  • Anti-submarine Hunter-Killer Task Group 22.2 (TG 22.2) centered around escort carrier USS Card with the TBM Avengers and FM-2 Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-12 embarked and screened by destroyer escorts USS Baker, Bronstein, Thomas, Breeman, Coffman, and Bostwick was reformed at Norfolk, Virginia. TG 22.2 departed for the Central Atlantic that same day. ww2dbase [Norfolk Navy Yard | Card | Norfolk, Virginia | DS]
Photo(s) dated 30 Nov 1944
Admiral William Halsey having Thanksgiving dinner with the crew of battleship USS New Jersey, his flagship, 30 Nov 1944Oil being unloaded from the SS Fort Cataraqui in the Belgian port of Antwerp, 30 Nov 1944; this was the first ship to berth at the port following the opening of the Scheldt EstuaryPvt Walter Prsybyla of B Btry, 37th Field Artillery Regt, US 2nd Inf Div writing Christmas cards for friends and family from an artillery ammunition storehouse, Heckhalenfeld, Germany, 30 Nov 1944USS North Carolina (in early pattern Ms32/18d camouflage) receiving fuel from USS Neches (in measure 32 design 5AO camouflage), Pacific Ocean, 30 Nov 1944
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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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