2 July 1943

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War in the Air

US 9th Air Force bombs airfields in southern Italy

Occupied Europe

It is announced that the Greek patriot forces have agreed to act under Allied orders

Pacific

Night of 2-3 July 1943 sees first American troops land at Zanana Beach, east of Munda on New Georgia (Operation Toenails).

Americans carry out day long bombardment of Cheke Point, the last Japanese stronghold near Wickham Anchorage (New Georgia).


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 2 July 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_07_02.html
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