Thursday, November 7, 2019

Real President F.D.R. Wins Fourth Term

TUE 7 NOV 1944
President Roosevelt wins an unprecedented fourth term in the White House, defeating Republican challenger Wendell Willkie for the second time.

Motor torpedo boat PT-301 is damaged by accidental explosion off western New Guinea, 01°15'S, 136°23'E.

Submarine Albacore (SS-218) is sunk by mine off the northern tip of Honshu, 41°49'N, 141°11'E.

Submarine Greenling (SS-213) sinks Japanese transport No.8 Kiri Maru and merchant tanker K_tai Maru, 34°34'N, 138°35'E.

Indian Ocean
British motor vessel Ernebank rescues 16 survivors of U.S. tanker Fort Lee, torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-181 on 2 November 1944 (see 9 and 16 November 1944).

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