18 August 1943

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Eastern Front

Operation Kutuzov, the Soviet counterattack launched after the failure of the German offensive at Kursk, ends. Soviet troops have pushed the Germans back up to 95 miles.

Pacific

Action off Horaniu, unsuccesful American attempt to prevent the Japanese from establishing a barge base at Horaniu on Vella Lavella.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 18 August 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_08_18.html
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