Soviet First Ukrainian Front attacks towards Kiev.
Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 119: 555 aircraft with 11 pathfinders sent to attack the port area at Wilhelmshaven. Seven aircraft are lost.
The first Consolidated B-24G Liberator equipped with a nose turret is delivered to the USAAF
Torokina Island, Bougainville, cleared of Japanese troops
Night of 3-4 November sees US Marines withdraw from Choiseul at the end of Operation Blissful, after the Japanese are found to be preparing a massive attack on their position.