Halfaya Pass – now far behind the front line – recaptured by British: 5,000 Axis prisoners.
Pacific: Japanese submarine I-60 sunk near Krakatoa Island by British destroyer Jupiter.
Arctic: First attack on an Arctic convoy by U-boat. Destroyer Matabele and 1 merchant ship sunk.
Mediterranean: British destroyer Gurkha II torpedoed by U-133; Isaac Sweers (Dutch) tows her out of burning oil and rescues the crew.