13 March 1943

March 1943

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 43: 80 aircraft sent to attack marshalling yards at Ameins-Longueau. 44 aircraft attack the primary target, other aircraft attack targets of opportunity at Abbeville/ Drucat, Romescamps and Crevecoeur. No aircraft lost.

War at Sea

German submarine U-163 sunk with all hands in the Bay of Biscay

China

The Chinese push the Japanese back across the Yangtze River

Germany

A time bomb is found in Hitler's aircraft, one of a series of failed assassination attempts


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 13 March 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_03_13.html
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