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28 Nov 1944
  • Allies began to operate the port in Antwerp, Belgium. ww2dbase [Battle of the Scheldt Estuary | CPC]
  • US Ninth Army reached the Roer River in Germany. ww2dbase [TH]
  • French First Army surrounded Burnhaupt-le-Bas, France, but not before most of German LXIII Korps escaped. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Albania was liberated by the Albanian partisans. ww2dbase [CPC]
Burma India
  • Louis Mountbatten sent Air Marshal Richard Peirse and Lady Auchinleck back to England when their affair became common knowledge in India. ww2dbase [AC]
Italy Japan
  • Shinano departed Yokosuka, Japan with 2,175 officers and crew, 300 shipyard workers, and 40 civilians on board at 1800 hours, escorted by destroyers Isokaze, Yukikaze, and Hamakaze. ww2dbase [Shinano | Yokosuka, Kanagawa | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Preston guarded carriers while the carriers launched strikes against Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Preston (Fletcher-class) | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 28 Nov 1944
WASP pilot Ruth Dailey climbing into a P-38 Lightning aircraft, 28 Nov 1944

28 Nov 1944 Interactive Map

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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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945