24 November 1942
Russian Kalinin Front army begins an attack designed to prevent the Germans moving troops south to relieve the troops besieged at Stalingrad.
War in the Air
Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 24: 66 aircraft dispatched to attack industrial targets at Lille and 19 to attack the airfield at Abbeville/ Drucat. Two aircraft lost.
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