15 November 1942

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War at Sea

German submarine U-98 sunk with all hands off Gibraltar

German submarine U-259 sunk with all hands off Algiers

North Africa

Admiral Darlan changes side, appointed General Giraud to command French Forces in Africa. The allied use of Darlan causes much controversy and only ends with his assassination

Guadalcanal

Japanese suffer a major naval defeat, losing one battleship, one destroyer and seven transport ships (naval battle of Guadalcanal)


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 15 November 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_11_15.html
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