23 Jun 1943

Caroline Islands
  • Destroyer Yukikaze departed Truk, Caroline Islands to escort cruiser Nagara to Nauru. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Harder attacked a Japanese transport south of Japan, hitting her with 1 of 4 torpedoes. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Poland
  • All Jewish ghettos in the Galicia region of southeastern Poland and Ukraine were liquidated; 430,329 Jews were deported from this region. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 23 Jun 1943
Alexander and Kirk at Mers el Kabir, Algeria, 23 Jun 1943Alexander, Patton, and Kirk at Mers el Kabir, Algeria, 23 Jun 1943British aerial reconnaissance photo of Test Stand VII, Peenemünde, Germany, 23 Jun 1943Submarine USS Dace (left) at her commissioning, New London, Connecticut, United States, 23 Jul 1943.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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