2 October 1943

October 1943

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Eastern Front

Soviet Western and Kalinin Front offensives end (from 7 August) after an advance of up to 160 miles which sees Soviet troops reenter Belorussia.

War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 106: 347 aircraft sent to attack industrial areas around Emden, 21 to attack airfields in Holland, with two pathfinders. Two aircraft lost.

Italy

5th Army captures Benevento

British commandos land at Termoli and link up with the 8th Army

New Guinea

Australian troops capture Finschhafen

 


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 2 October 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_10_02.html
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