5 July 1943

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Eastern Front

Start of Operation Citadel, the German offensive at Kursk.

New Georgia

Northern Landing Group lands at Rice Anchorage, New Georgia, in preparation for attacks on Japanese positions at Enogai and Bairoko (Operation Toenails)

War at Sea

German submarines U-535 sunk off Cape Finisterre

Battle of Kula Gulf: American ships move into place to intercept a Japanese supply convoy


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 5 July 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_07_05.html
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