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Diary November 24, 1944

B-24H Liberator en route for Germany
Against a sky full of friends on this day, B-24H Liberators are flying in a 24-ship formation en route for Germany.
War Diary for Friday, November 24, 1944:

Sea War

Atlantic: RCN corvette Shawinigan sunk by German U-boat U-1228 in Cabot Straits (between C. Breton Island and Newfoundland). 91 killed; no survivors.

Air War

Pacific – FIRST B-29 RAID ON TOKYO. 111 planes (2 lost), led by ‘Dauntless Dotty’ despatched to Musashi aero-engine works. Bombers fly from northeast India via forward bases at Chengtu in China.

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