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10 Nov 1944
  • Destroyer Yuzuki arrived at Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Yuzuki | CPC]
  • Friedrich Christiansen was named the commanding officer of the German 25th Army. ww2dbase [Friedrich Christiansen | CPC]
  • Japanese troops captured the airfields at Guilin and Liuchow in China only to find that there were no B-29 facilities at either location. The American B-29 bases were actually further to the northwest at Chengdu in Sichuan Province. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Roza Shanina recorded in her diary the death of her lover Misha Panarin. ww2dbase [Roza Shanina | CPC]
  • A total of 29 V-1 flying bomb sorties were flown by Heinkel bomber crews, some flying twice during the night. The first flights took off from Varrelbusch, the Netherlands at 1758 hours and the last to return landed at 0515 hours on the next day. The night was a bad one again for KG53, two aircraft from 4 Staffel failing to return from the operation: A1+NM piloted by Oberfähnrich Walter Strump and A1+HM by Leutnant GĂĽnther Scholz plus another from 3 Staffel; there were no survivors from any of these losses. ww2dbase [Vergeltungswaffe 1 | V-Weapons Campaign | HM]
  • Destroyers USS Nicholas and USS Taylor arrived at Ulithi in the Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Nicholas | DS]
Australian New Guinea
  • USS Kimberly departed Manus, Admiralty Islands, escorting a supply convoy for Leyte Gulf in the Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Kimberly | Manus, Admiralty Islands | CPC]
Dutch East Indies Hawaii Japan Mariana Islands
  • USS Sterlet departed Saipan, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Sterlet | Saipan | CPC]
  • Submarines USS Silversides, USS Saury, USS Tambor, USS Trigger, USS Sterlet, USS Ronquil, and USS Burrfish departed Saipan as a designated task unit to sweep and destroy Japanese patrol boats between the Bonin Islands and Japan. The unit was commanded by Cdr Thomas "Burt" Klakring aboard Silversides. ww2dbase [Ronquil | Sterlet | Saury | Tambor | Silversides | Trigger | Burrfish | Saipan | DS]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Ticonderoga reversed course and traveled for the Philippine Islands at flank speed; she had been located about 800 miles east of the Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Ticonderoga | DS]
United Kingdom
  • British government lifted the ban on reporting rocket attacks on Britain after Prime Minister Churchill announced to the Parliament that British cities had been under rocket attack "for the last few weeks"; German V-2 rocket attacks had in fact started on 8 Sep 1944, or more than two months prior to Churchill's announcement. On the same day, a V-2 rocket hit Goulson Street in Stepney, London, England United Kingdom, killing 19, seriously injuring 97, and lightly injuring 323. ww2dbase [Vergeltungswaffe 2 | V-Weapons Campaign | London, England | CPC]
United States
  • Hazel Lee was ordered to go to the Bell Aircraft factory at Niagara Falls, New York, United States to ferry a P-63 Kingcobra fighter to Great Falls, Montana, United States. ww2dbase [Hazel Lee | CPC]
  • The keel of Hobbs Victory was laid down at Yard No. 2, Kaiser Richmond Shipyards, Richmond, California, United States. ww2dbase [Hobbs Victory | Kaiser Richmond Shipyards | Richmond, California | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1944
US President Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and Vice President Henry Wallace in a car, en route from Union Station to Capitol, Washington DC, United States, 10 Nov 1944USS Shamrock Bay underway, 10 Nov 1944Men of US 24th Marine Regiment celebrating the birthday of the US Marine Corps, Maui, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Nov 1944USS Puffer off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 10 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 2
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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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