United States of America heavy bombers raided docks and submarine base at Brest
by day, other raids on factory and railway targets in France, Belgium and Holland.
The British Royal Air Force (RAF) made another night raid on Genoa.
In Egypt. Eighth Army pursuit of Erwin
Panzer army continued Hellfire Pass and The British Royal Air Force
(RAF) bombers heavily raided Buq Buq.
Russian Front. In the Stalingrad
area Russian troops consolidated their positions.
Eighth Air Force.
34 United States Army Air Force (USAAF) heavy bombers attack U-boat pens at Brest.
Twelfth Air Force.
Air movement of Twelfth Air Force from United
Kingdom to North Africa begins. Other elements of Twelfth moving from United Kingdom
and United States are aboard Allied ships approaching Algerian and Moroccan coasts.
United States Army, Middle East Air Forces (USAMEAF). 376th Bomber Group
begins move from Palestine to Egypt.
Fifth Air Force. United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) A-20 Havoc light bombers bomb and strafe forces at Kakandeta
in Owen Stanley Range. B-25 Mitchell medium bombers attack shipping at Maklo Island
and seaplanes at Lasonga Island.
Eleventh Air Force. 6 United States
Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers and 2 B-26 Marauder medium
bombers attack submarine base in Kiska Harbour, lightly damaging float fighters
and a seaplane beached by storm. A B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers flies reconnaissance
over airfield West of Holtz Bay, and bombs submarine base and a previously damaged
freighter in Gertrude Cove. M104
Commissioned 7 November 1942 M347
Launched 7 November 1942 M348
Launched 7 November 1942 Go To: 8th
Edited by Sir John Hamilton
The War Illustrated.
by Sir John Hamilton
2194 Days Of War.
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