Arctic Ocean: Kriegsmarine battlecruiser Scharnhorst and escorting destroyers sortie to attack Allied convoy JW 55B
Russian Front: Soviet 1st Ukrainian Front continues to hammer German 4th Panzer Army
France: RAF 2nd Tactical Air Force Rodeo operation. German blockade runner Osorno damaged by wreckage and run aground
Channel Islands: British commandos conduct abortive raid on Sark Island overnight. British commandos conduct unsuccessful raid on Jersey Island overnight.
United Kingdom: Convoy OS 63 / KMS 37 departs Liverpool for Freetown and Gibraltar.
Italy: US 5th Army making limited attacks around Hill 730. US 12th Air Force aircraft attack Pontecorvo. US 15th Air Force attacks Pisa, Vicenza, Bolzano, and other targets.
United States: Convoy UGS 28 departs Hampton Roads for Port Said.
Pacific Ocean: IJN battleship Yamato damaged by USN submarine Skate.
Marshall Islands: US 7th Air Force attacks Mille Atoll with 10 bombers.
Solomon Islands: US Americal Infantry Division begins arriving on Bougainville Island.
Bismarck Archipelago: Japanese attacks against Arawe beachhead on New Britain drive back US outposts. US 5th Air Force aircraft attack Japanese positions around Arawe on New Britain. US 5th Air Force attacks Cape Gloucester on New Britain with more than 180 aircraft. Carrier-based aircraft from USN Task Group 50.2 attack Kavieng on New Ireland. Japanese vessel Tenryu Maru sunk at Kavieng by USN aircraft. Three other Japanese vessels damaged at Kavieng by USN aircraft.
New Guinea: Japanese force occupies Biak Island, Dutch New Guinea.
India: Japanese aircraft attack Chittagong