13 Feb 1944
  • Shokaku arrived at Singapore, the new advance base for decisive operations. ww2dbase [Shokaku | CPC]
Atlantic Ocean
  • Acting on intelligence intercepts, the Hunter-Killer group centered around escort carrier USS Card concentrated their search efforts to an area in the mid-Atlantic 750 miles west of the Canary Islands where a northbound Japanese submarine was supposed to be meeting with two German submarines. With day and night extended air searches, as well as searches by the surface ships, fresh oil slicks were noted but no submarines were located. ww2dbase [Conclusion of the Battle of the Atlantic | Card | DS]
Australian New Guinea British Western Pacific Territories Caroline Islands
  • Irako departed Truk, Caroline Islands for Yokosuka, Japan as a part of convoy No. 4213. ww2dbase [Irako | Truk | CPC]
Estonia
  • Z35 arrived at Tallinn, Estonia. ww2dbase [Z35 | Tallinn | CPC]
Hawaii
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Thirty aircraft (Model F6F-3) and 45 officers of Night Fighting Squadron 76 (VF(N)-76) departed. Air Group 2 arrived on board. ww2dbase [Barbers Point Naval Air Station | Ewa, Oahu | DS]
Italy Ukraine
  • Lucien Lippert, commanding officer of SS Volunteer Sturmbrigade Wallonien, was killed in action at the village of Novo-Buda central Ukraine. ww2dbase [Lucien Lippert | Novo-Buda, Donets'ka | CPC]
  • Léon Degrelle was made the commanding officer of SS Volunteer Sturmbrigade Wallonien upon the combat death of his predecessor Lucien Lippert in Ukraine. ww2dbase [Léon Degrelle | Donets'ka | CPC]
United States
  • USS Guitarro departed Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States for Chicago, Illinois, United States. ww2dbase [Guitarro | Manitowoc, Wisconsin | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 13 Feb 1944
Sherman tank of UK 79th (Experimental) Armored Division Royal Engineers using a Churchill Ark armored ramp carrier to climb a small escarpment, 13 Feb 1944Battleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 1 of 4; note damage from collision with WashingtonBattleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 2 of 4; note damage from collision with WashingtonBattleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 3 of 4; note damage from collision with Washington
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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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