14 Jan 1943
  • Independence was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Tatsuta Maru departed Singapore at 0900 hours. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Soviet troops captured Velikiye Luki 200 miles west of Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [TH]
Alaska
  • USS S-35 departed Dutch Harbor, US Territory of Alaska in the Aleutian Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Caroline Islands Hawaii
  • Workers at Dock No. 4 at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii completed cutting underwater piles. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
India
  • Satoru Anabuki, flying Ki-43 fighter "Fubuki", shot down a Hurricane fighter over an area of India now part of Bangladesh, his 14th victory. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan Poland
  • Georg Zahradka was executed at Auschwitz Concentration Camp for attempting to escape during the night of 9 Jan 1943. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
United States
  • USS Ancon departed the United States for French Algeria, with cargo and troops on board, as a member of the Naval Transport Service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
US Pacific Islands
  • USS Sunfish arrived at Midway Atoll, ending her first war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 14 Jan 1943
General Thomas Blamey and Lieutenant General Robert Eichelberger, 14 Jan 1943

14 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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