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28 Nov 1942
  • USS Gar began her fifth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Infantry of British 11th Brigade and tanks of US 1st Armored Division attacked Djedeida, Tunisia unsuccessfully, losing 19 tanks in the process. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Frederick Aikman attacked two German Do 217 aircraft in North Africa, downing one and damaging the other. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Caroline Islands Japan Poland
  • About 1,000 Jews from Ciechanów ghettos in Poland arrived at Auschwitz Concentration Camp; after the selection 325 men and 169 women were registered in the camp, and the remaining about 506 people were gassed. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Air Marshal Trafford L. Leigh-Mallory took over RAF Fighter Command from Sholto Douglas. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
United States
  • Joseph Rochefort arrived at the Federal Building in San Francisco, California, United States and reported to the headquarters of the Western Sea Frontier. He would soon be asked to establish and command a naval intelligence center that covered the entire Alaska-California coastline. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Nov 1942
Soviet commissars of 1st Guards Division eating a meal near the front, 28 Nov 1942French ships Strasbourg, Colbert, Algérie, and Marseillaise burning in Toulon harbor, France, 28 Nov 1942; photo taken by a RAF aircraftFrench cruiser Marseillaise afire and sinking, Toulon, France, late Nov 1942Aerial view of Toulon, France, 28 Nov 1942; note smoke rising from burning ships

28 Nov 1942 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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