10 Aug 1943
  • George Patton visited the 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Sicily, Italy and berated Private Paul Bennett for cowardice. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Bernard Montgomery was awarded the title of Chief Commander of the Legion of Merit of the United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Winston Churchill arrived at Hyde Park, New York, United States to visit Franklin Roosevelt. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories
  • Operational control of the US Northern Landing Group on New Georgia in the Solomon Islands was passed to the US Army 25th Division, while the US lst Marine Raider Regiment was detached from the Northern Landing Group to join other Marine Corps units at Enogai. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Poland
  • A transport of about 3,000 arrived at Auschwitz Concentration Camp from the liquidated ghetto in Sosnowiec, Poland. 110 men and 195 were registered into the camp; the remainder were killed in the gas chambers. On the same day, Auschwitz received 754 sewing machines from the liquidated ghetto of Bedzin, Poland. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
US Pacific Islands Photo(s) dated 10 Aug 1943
Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 1 of 2Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 2 of 2USS Sable at anchor in West Grand Traverse Bay, off Traverse City, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943; note two TDN-1 assault drone on the flight deckUS Navy TDN-1 drone aircraft being tested from the decks of the training carrier USS Sable in Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943. This particular test was unsuccessful.

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

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