14 May 1943

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 56: Biggest attack yet made. 224 aircraft attack Kiel shipyards (136 aircraft), industrial areas at Antwerp (45 aircraft) and the airfield at Courtrai (43 aircraft). Eleven aircraft lost.

War at Sea

German submarine U-266 sunk with all hands in the North Atlantic

German submarine U-640 sunk with all hands off Cape Farewell

The Australian hospital ship Centaur is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine

Mediterranean

Blockade of Pantelleria begins


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 14 May 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_05_14.html
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