The British Royal Air Force (RAF) bombers carried out an extensive raid on Turin
and surrounding areas.
North Africa. Allied forces repulsed counter-attacks
at Tebourba by Field Marshal Erwin
Afrika Corps. Bizerta and Tunis bombed by Allied aircraft, Bone twice
raided by Axis aircraft.
In Libya. Tripoli raided by Allied heavy bombers.
In the Mediterranean. It was announced that British submarines had sunk
nine enemy supply ships bound for Tunisia.
Russian Front. New Soviet
offensive launched on Central front, East of Velikiye Luki and West of Rzhev.
Fighting French forces landed on Réunion Island in the Indian
Twelfth Air Force. 35 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-17
Flying Fortress heavy bombers of the 97th Group and newly-arrived 301st Group
bomb Bizerte airfield and dock area. Because of mud, no P-38 Lightning fighters
escort is provided. 2 heavy bombers are lost to fighters attacks. B-26 Marauder
medium bombers of newly-arrived 319th Group bomb oil tanks, warehouses, and rail
yards at Sfax, marking debut of Twelfth Air Force in North West Africa.
Fifth Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-26 Marauder medium bombers
bomb airfields at Lae and Buna. Elements of 126th Infantry, United States 32d
Division arrive on Sanananda front from Wairopi.
Eleventh Air Force.
A United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers photographs
beached freighter at Holtz Bay drawing no antiaircraft fire during 10 runs over
Bay, and flies reconnaissance over Kiska. Ernst
Takes command of the Pocket Battleship Admiral
on 28 November 1942 to 1
February 1943 M324
Commissioned 28 November 1942 Go To: 29th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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