Get new blog posts sent directly to your email inbox!

Today in World War II History

Read Today's Article

Today in World War II History—Nov. 2, 1943

Light cruiser USS Montpelier firing her guns during the Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, night of 1-2 Nov 1943 (US Navy photo)

Light cruiser USS Montpelier firing her guns during the Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, night of 1-2 Nov 1943 (US Navy photo)

75 Years Ago—Nov. 2, 1943: Battle of Empress Augusta Bay: US Navy Task Force 39 drives attacking Japanese ships away from Bougainville, sinking Japanese destroyer Hatsukaze and light cruiser Sendai.

US Fifteenth Air Force flies first strategic bombing mission: 112 B-24s and B-17s bomb Messerschmitt aircraft factory in Wiener-Neustadt, Austria.

Patch of the US Fifteenth Air Force, WWII

Patch of the US Fifteenth Air Force, WWII

Comments are closed.

Until Leaves Fall In Paris
“…Another sure-to-please standalone novel set in Paris during the early 1940s...”
—Booklist starred review
PREORDER TODAY!

A Free Gift for You

Make It Do - The US Home Front in World War II

When you subscribe to my monthly enewsletter, you’ll also receive “Make It Do – The US Home Front in World War II,” a collection of my popular blog posts. As a subscriber, you’ll also be the first to learn about my upcoming novels.