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27 Nov 1942
  • Axis forces stiffened resistance on the approaches to Tunis, Tunisia. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
  • German forces in Tunisia counterattacked, capturing 286 men from the British 11th Brigade. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Arthur Coningham was made Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
France
  • Foch was scuttled at Toulon, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Dupleix received extensive damage as her own crew set off demolition charges to prevent German capture as the Germans entered Toulon, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Colbert was scuttled at Toulon, France to prevent German capture. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Algérie was scuttled at Toulon, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Jean de Vienne was scuttled at Toulon, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Marseillaise was scuttled by her own crew at Toulon, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Germans occupied naval base at Toulon; French Navy scuttled warships to avoid German capture. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | TH]
  • André Marquis was captured by the Germans. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Commanded by General Erich von Manstein, the German Armeegruppe Don was formed in southern Russia in order to relieve the trapped German 6th Army at Stalingrad, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
United States
  • USS S-31 arrived at San Diego, California, United States to provide submarine training services at the West Coast Sound School. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 27 Nov 1942
US Navy Admiral William Halsey being sworn in as Commander, South Pacific Force, by his Chief of Staff Captain Miles Browning, 27 Nov 1942Cruiser Dupleix aflame at Toulon, France, circa 27 Nov 1942French cruiser Colbert scuttled at Toulon, France, circa 27 Nov 1942French destroyer Mameluk scuttled at Toulon, France, circa 27 Nov 1942
See all photos dated 27 Nov 1942

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

27 Nov 1942 Interactive Map




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