7 Nov 1943
  • USS Scorpion arrived off Agrihan Island, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Submarine Manta was launched, sponsored by the wife of Michael J. Bradley. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Wake Island was commissioned into service with Captain Hames R. Tague in command. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Soviet troops recaptured Kiev, Ukraine. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Alfred Jodl met with Nazi party Gauleiters in Munich, Germany; he noted that the Allied terror raids on German cities must be stopped, otherwise morale of the German people would be overly damaged, and it would be fertile grounds for subversive activities. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Australian New Guinea
  • 26 B-24 bombers with P-38 fighters in escort attacked Rapopo Airfield at Rabaul, New Britain; 58 Japanese fighters rose in defense. The Americans lost 5 P-38 fighters. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Fiji
  • USS Alabama arrived at Fiji. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
France
  • German Type IXC U-Boat U-505 arrived at Lorient, France with damage from an attack by British destroyers. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]

7 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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Thomas Dodd, late 1945