War Diary for Wednesday, November 1, 1944:
Pacific: First of 9,000 paper balloons, carrying bombs, released near Tokyo (small number reach North America, but only 6 people killed).
B-29 ‘Tokyo Rose’ of 3rd PR Squadron makes first reconnaissance over Tokyo since 1942.
Germany: 541 RAF bombers attacking Cologne and dropping 2,383 t of bombs.
British patrols reach Salonika.