24 Sep 1943
  • Japanese hospital ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Ambon, Molucca Islands and departed later on the same day. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | CPC]
  • USS Cabrilla attacked a Japanese escort carrier with six torpedoes in the Western Pacific, causing some damage. ww2dbase [Cabrilla | CPC]
  • James Johnson was awarded Bar to his Distinguished Service Order medal. ww2dbase [James Johnson | CPC]
  • Two of the ten sections of USS ABSD-1 arrived at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides. ww2dbase [ABSD-1 | CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories Hawaii Marshall Islands
  • Naka arrived at Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Naka | Kwajalein | CPC]
Russia
  • German submarine U-711 shelled the Soviet wireless telegraph station at Blagopoluchiya in northern Russia. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Following the untimely death of Sir Kingsley Wood, Sir John Anderson was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom. ww2dbase [AC]

24 Sep 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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