29 Dec 1944
  • USS Mingo arrived at Fremantle, Australia, ending her sixth war patrol. ww2dbase [Mingo | CPC]
  • The Golden Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds to the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross award was established in Germany. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • U-869 received the order to head to American waters southeast of New York City, New York, United States. ww2dbase [U-869 | CPC]
  • Following the death of Sir John Dill, General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson was promoted Field Marshal, relieved as Supreme Commander in the Mediterranean, and appointed to Chief of the British Joint Staff Mission in Washington, United States. ww2dbase [AC]
Australia Australian New Guinea Italy
  • Indian troops advanced to make contact with Axis troops that had recently attacked in Toscana, Italy but seemed to have fallen back. ww2dbase [Battle of Garfagnana | Toscana | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yukikaze departed Moji, Japan to escort a troop convoy to Taiwan. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | Moji, Fukuoka | CPC]
Russia United Kingdom

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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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