6 Nov 1943
  • USS Corvina received fuel at Johnston Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Quintin Brand retired from the Royal Air Force. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • German 4.Panzerarmee was split into smaller groups near Kiev, Ukraine, but it prevented Soviet troops from breaking the rail link with Army Group Center. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • The colonial government of India officially accepted US help with railway defense and operations. ww2dbase [CPC]
Australian New Guinea China
  • Louis Mountbatten met with Chiang Kaishek in Chongqing, China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • USS Haddock fired a total of 14 torpedoes on a convoy in the Pacific Ocean, claiming two oilers sunk with 8 hits, but the Japanese only suffered one oiler, Hoyo Maru, heavily damaged in that area on that date. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • Escort carrier Kanalku Bay, still under construction at Vancouver, Washington, United States, was renamed Marcus Island. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
US Pacific Islands
  • USS Flying Fish arrived at Midway Atoll, ending her seventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 6 Nov 1943
Josť Laurel in Tokyo, Japan, 5-6 Nov 1943

6 Nov 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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