3 Oct 1942
  • American SBD and TBF aircraft from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands attacked and damaged seaplane carrier Nisshin. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • The US Army established the War Dog Reception and Training Center at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, United States. ww2dbase [CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories
  • Kiyoshi Ito's fighter crashed into the water in the Solomon Islands due to fuel system issues; he drifted in the ocean for five to six hours before being rescued by a destroyer. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Heavy losses were incurred on both sides as the German 6.Armee pushed the Soviet 62nd Army back to the Volga River at Stalingrad, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Boris Shaposhnikov was awarded his second Order of Lenin. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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




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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

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