13 Feb 1943
  • The Jews of Djerba, Tunisia were ordered to pay 10 million Francs to the local German occupation administration. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The Northern Group of the Chindits crossed the Indian-Burmese border at Tonhe. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Karl von Le Suire was named the commanding officer of German 46th Infantry Division. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • F4U-1 Corsair aircraft of US Marines squadron VMF-124 made their first operational debut, escorting a US Navy Catalina aircraft on a Dumbo search and rescue mission, 200 miles north of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
United States
  • USS Alabama arrived at Casco Bay, Maine, United States. 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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