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2 Dec 1944
  • Edward R. Stettinius Jr. became secretary of state of the United States after the retirement of Cordell Hull. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • USS Hoe fired 7 torpedoes at a Japanese tanker, damaging her with 2 hits. ww2dbase [Hoe | CPC]
  • USS Parche ended her third war patrol. ww2dbase [Parche | CPC]
  • Escort carrier USS Card and her task group arrived at Bermuda for four weeks of ant-submarine exercises and drills with a friendly submarine. ww2dbase [Card | Port Royal Bay | DS]
Caroline Islands China Germany Hawaii Hungary
  • SMERSH operatives attached to Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front arrested Hungarian Count István Bethlen in Hungary. ww2dbase [CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Preston guarded carriers while the carriers launched strikes against Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Preston (Fletcher-class) | CPC]
  • While transiting from Leyte to Manus, USS St. Louis struck an underwater object that damaged her No. 2 propeller. ww2dbase [St. Louis | DS]
Philippines United States
  • USS Shamrock Bay embarked the aircraft of US Navy squadron VC-93 at San Diego, California, United States; the aircraft of VC-42 were already on board. ww2dbase [Shamrock Bay | San Diego, California | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Dec 1944
Map depicting the US 3rd ArmyDestroyer Claxton, heavy cruiser Canberra, and destroyer Killen being repaired in floating drydock USS ABSD-2, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 2 Dec 1944Destroyer Killen, heavy cruiser Canberra, and destroyer Claxton being repaired in floating drydock USS ABSD-2, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 2 Dec 1944K-class airship with Blimp Squadron ZP-14 on a stop-over in Oran, Algeria, 2 Dec 1944.
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2 Dec 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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