6 October 1943

October 1943

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Pacific

Day two of a two day sea and air bombardment of Japanese positions on Wake Island

American troops land on Kolombangara Island (New Georgia)

Battle of Vella Lavella, Japanese naval victory that allows them to evacuate their last troops from Vella Lavella island.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 6 October 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_10_06.html
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