7 Jun 1943
  • USS Tunny was attacked by a Japanese float biplane and later by a destroyer; none caused any damage. ww2dbase [Tunny | CPC]
  • The Japanese began a renewed air offensive against Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Guadalcanal Campaign | CPC]
  • HMS Cumberland sailed from Iceland to Spitzbergen, Norway. ww2dbase [Cumberland | DS]
China
  • Chinese 3rd Division wiped out the headquarters element of the Japanese 13th Division in the Hubei-Hunan border region in China. ww2dbase [Battle of Exi | CPC]
Germany
  • Dutch prisoners of war were transferred out of the Oflag IV-C camp at Colditz Castle in Germany for the camp at Stanislau in Ukraine; it had been decided in the previous month at Oflag IV-C was to house US and British prisoners only. ww2dbase [Colditz Castle | Colditz, Sachsen | CPC]
Hawaii United States Photo(s) dated 7 Jun 1943
Crew of B-17F Flying Fortress bomber Crew of B-17F Flying Fortress bomber

7 Jun 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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