North Africa. Tank and infantry engagements in Tunisia between British and Field
Afrika Corps engagements also took place between French and German
Russian Front. Special communiqué announced that Russians
had routed a strong Wehrmacht ground forces in the Caucasus and removed threat
to Ordzhonikidze. Operation Uranus, Battle of Stalingrad, Russian forces under
General Georgy Zhukov launch the Operation Uranus counter-attacks at Stalingrad,
turning the tide of the battle in the Soviet Union favour.
The Japanese cruiser and destroyer sunk off Solomons by United States of America
Flying Fortresses heavy bombers.
In Burma. The British Royal Air Force
(RAF) Blenheims bombers attacked Japanese aerodrome at Pakokku.
Air Force. Submarine yards at Vegesack, Bremen, and Kiel are added to day bombardment
program as top priority objectives.
Twelfth Air Force. United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers, escorted by P-38 Lightning
fighters, bomb El Aouina airfield.
Eleventh Air Force. Reconnaissance
aircraft over Attu and Agattu sights 2 unidentified float monoplanes East of Buldir
Sunk 19 November 1942 R115
Launched 19 November 1942 Go To: 20th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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