Today in World War II History

70 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. Air Surgeon Gen. David Grant appeals to nurses to train as flight nurses. US First War Loan Drive begins, runs through 12/23.