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Diary November 15, 1942

German paratroopers on their way to Medjez-el-Bab in Tunisia
German paratroopers on their way to Medjez-el-Bab in Tunisia to stop the Allied advance on Tunis.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, November 15, 1942:


Northwest Africa: British troops enter Tunisia.

Sea War

Atlantic: Escort carrier Avenger sunk by U-boat U 155 west of Gibraltar.
Pacific: 4 remaining Japanese troopships beached on Guadalcanal, where they are destroyed by US planes and artillery.

Air War

North Sea: Hampden bombers of RNZAF attack shipping off Norwegian coast.

Home Fronts

Britain: Church bells ring throughout Britain (for first time since June 1940) to celebrate victory of 8th Army at El Alamein. BBC broadcasts sound of bells worldwide. ‘Civil Defence Day’: the King inspects parade of 1,500 in London.

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