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Today in World War II History—Nov. 14, 1942

Two beached Japanese transports burning after US aerial attack near Guadalcanal, 15 Nov 1942 (public domain via WW2 Database)

Two beached Japanese transports burning after US aerial attack near Guadalcanal, 15 Nov 1942 (public domain via WW2 Database)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 14, 1942: British and Americans launch offensive from Algeria toward Tunisia.

Naval Battle of Guadalcanal: US naval & land-based aircraft sink a Japanese heavy cruiser, two Japanese troop transports, and five Japanese cargo ships.