4 October 1943

October 1943

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 108: 104 aircraft sent to attack industrial areas of Frankfurt and Wiesbaden, 51 to attack city of Frankfurt, 115 to attack industrial areas of Saarlautern and St. Dizier/ Robinson airfield, 53 to attack marshalling yards at Saareguemines and Saarbrucken and 38 on a diversionary sweep. 16 aircraft lost.

War at Sea

German submarines U-279 and U-336 sunk with all hands south west of Iceland

German submarines U-422 and U-460 sunk off the Azores

Mediterranean

Allied troops occupy all of Corsica

Great Britain

Admiral Cunningham becomes First Sea Lord


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 4 October 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_10_03.html
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