Monthly Archives: November 2012

November 30, This day during the World War ll

November 30, 1942 – The Battle of Tassafaronga was a nighttime naval battle that took place November 30, 1942 between United States (US) Navy and Imperial Japanese Navy warships during the Guadalcanal campaign. The battle took place in Ironbottom Sound near … Continue reading

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November 30, This day during the War of 1812

November 30, 1813 – Battle of Typee Valley The Nuku Hiva Campaign refers to an armed conflict between the United States and the Polynesian inhabitants of Nuku Hiva during the Pacific Ocean theater of the War of 1812. It occurred in … Continue reading

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November 30, This day during the Korean War

November 30, 1950 – Actions at Kunu-ri – Kunu-ri is a crossroad village on the northern bank of the Kaechon River, one of Ch’ongch’on River’s southern tributaries. As the Chinese counteroffensive grew in strength against the Eighth Army’s center, Kunu-ri had become … Continue reading

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November 30, This day during the Korean War

November 30, 1950 – They airlift more than 4,300 casualties out of Hagari, and receive 537 replacements by air. Most of their casualties are frostbite victims.

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November 30, This day during the Korean War

November 30, 1950 – The 1st Marine Division begins its famous fighting withdrawal from Chosin Reservoir. The Fifth and Seventh Marine Regiments begin fighting their way to the First Marine Division command post at Hagari. They finally make it Dec. 4 after fighting … Continue reading

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November 30, This day during the Gulf War

November 30, 1995 – Gulf War was a war waged by a UN-authorized coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States, against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion and annexation of Kuwait. The war is also known under … Continue reading

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November 30, This day during the American Civil War

November 30, 1861 – on the Little Cacapon River, West Virginia – On November 30, a group of local bushwackers attacked a Union camp, commanded by Brig. Gen. Benjamin F. Kelly. The camp was located at the mouth of the Little … Continue reading

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