Today in World War II History—Nov. 30, 1942

US poster promoting war bond sales, 194275 Years Ago—Nov. 30, 1942: In Tunisia, Allied offensive halts between Tebourba and Djedeïda due to inadequate air power.

Battle of Tassafaronga: US ships repulse Japanese off Guadalcanal with heavy losses on both sides.

First flight of North American XP-51B Mustang (with US Packard-built Merlin engine), at Inglewood, CA.

US First War Loan Drive begins, runs through 12/23. Read more: “World War II War Bonds”