3 November 1943

November

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Eastern Front

Soviet First Ukrainian Front attacks towards Kiev.

War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 119: 555 aircraft with 11 pathfinders sent to attack the port area at Wilhelmshaven. Seven aircraft are lost.

The first Consolidated B-24G Liberator equipped with a nose turret is delivered to the USAAF

Pacific

Torokina Island, Bougainville, cleared of Japanese troops

Night of 3-4 November sees US Marines withdraw from Choiseul at the end of Operation Blissful, after the Japanese are found to be preparing a massive attack on their position.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 November 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_11_03.html
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