10 Aug 1943
  • George Patton visited the 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Sicily, Italy and berated Private Paul Bennett for cowardice. ww2dbase [George Patton | CPC]
  • Bernard Montgomery was awarded the title of Chief Commander of the Legion of Merit of the United States. ww2dbase [Bernard Montgomery | CPC]
  • Winston Churchill arrived at Hyde Park, New York, United States to visit Franklin Roosevelt. ww2dbase [Winston Churchill | CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories
  • Operational control of the US Northern Landing Group on New Georgia in the Solomon Islands was passed to the US Army 25th Division, while the US lst Marine Raider Regiment was detached from the Northern Landing Group to join other Marine Corps units at Enogai. ww2dbase [Solomon Islands Campaign | CPC]
Hawaii Poland United States
  • Cruiser USS New Orleans (New Orleans-class) departed Puget Sound, Washington, United States after overhaul and being fitted with a new permanent bow due to her bow being blown off in the Battle of Tassafaronga. ww2dbase [Puget Sound Navy Yard | New Orleans | Bremerton, Washington | DS]
US Pacific Islands Photo(s) dated 10 Aug 1943
Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 1 of 2Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 2 of 2USS Sable at anchor in West Grand Traverse Bay, off Traverse City, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943; note two TDN-1 assault drone on the flight deckUS Navy TDN-1 drone test from the decks of the training carrier USS Sable while steaming in reverse in Grand Traverse Bay, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943. This particular test was unsuccessful. Photo 1 of 4.
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10 Aug 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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