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9 Nov 1944
  • German troops on Walcheren Island, the Netherlands surrendered. Nearby, German troops withdrew from the Moerdijk bridgehead in the Netherlands across the Meuse River. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Horst Böhme was promoted to the rank of SS-Oberführer. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Brunei
  • Destroyer Yukikaze departed Brunei to escort a task force into the Sulu Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Italy
  • Allied troops crossed the Montone River in Italy. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Kamoi departed Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan at 0546 hours, escorted by auxiliary submarine chaser Toshi Maru No. 3, auxiliary minesweeper Hagoromo Maru, and auxiliary minesweeper Seki Maru No. 3; they would arrived at Yokosuka at 1615 hours. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Ticonderoga set sail for Guam, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
Taiwan
  • The Inrin Temporary Prisoners of War Camp and the Toroku Prisoners of War Camp, both in central Taiwan, were opened; Inrin was established at the site of a former school. ww2dbase [CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Allied convoy RA-61 arrived at Loch Ewe, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • 25 Squadron RAF had success during the night over the North Sea. Mosquito aircraft MV521 crewed by Flight Lieutenants Jim Lomas and Norman Fleet shot down a Heinkel bomber off the coast near Clacton, Essex, England, United Kingdom. A V-1, damaged by a fighter, crashed at Brentwood in Essex, killing 3 and injuring 10 in Mount Crescent. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | HM]
Photo(s) dated 9 Nov 1944
African-American soldiers of Battery A, 4520th Anti-Aircraft stood by and checked their equipment while the convoy took a break, 9 Nov 1944Port side view of USS Wake Island, 9 Nov 1944Menu from A. Firpo Ltd. of Calcutta, 9 Nov 1944, page 1 of 3Menu from A. Firpo Ltd. of Calcutta, 9 Nov 1944, page 2 of 3
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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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