29 Jun 1943
  • The US 158th Regimental Combat Team and the US 6th Engineer Combat Company landed unopposed at Kiriwini Island, Trobriand Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Canada
  • Queen Wilhelmina attended the christening of her grandchild Princess Margriet in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ww2dbase [Main Article]
Japan
  • USS S-35's starboard engine was repaired while at sea in the Kurile Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Harder sank a Japanese transport and damaged an oiler off Japan, hitting them with 2 of 2 torpedoes. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Carrier Randolph was launched at Newport News, Virginia, United States, sponsored by Rose Gillette, wife of Iowa Senator Guy M. Gillette. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
Photo(s) dated 29 Jun 1943
African-American US Army Captain E. H. Lowe pinning the 2nd Lieutenant insignia on James B. Morris, Camp Columbia, Brisbane, Australia, 29 Jun 1943

29 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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