9 Jan 1943
  • USS Gar reported hitting a Japanese ship with two of three torpedoes fired, causing damage. ww2dbase [Gar | CPC]
Australia Fiji
  • USS New Mexico departed Suva, Fiji to escort carriers which were sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [New Mexico | Suva | CPC]
Poland United States Photo(s) dated 9 Jan 1943
Prototype C-69 Constellation aircraft at Burbank, California, United States, 9 Jan 1943; seen in US Navy publication Naval Aviation News dated 15 Feb 1943

9 Jan 1943 Interactive Map

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




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