10 Nov 1943
  • Soviet troops broke through German lines near Gomel, Byelorussia. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Joseph Stilwell's command in the China-Burma-India theater reported to the US War Department that railway experts and troops had been sent to India to assist in defense and operations. ww2dbase [CPC]
Hawaii
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) departed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in company with the Fast Carrier Forces to participate in her first major assault operation, the occupation of certain of the Gilbert Islands. ww2dbase [J. J. Clark | Yorktown (Essex-class) | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | DS]
Japan
  • The keel of landing ship No. 128 was laid down by Kawanami Kogyo. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | CPC]
Singapore US Pacific Islands Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1943
Members of the Commonwealth War Cabinet meeting in the War Cabinet Room, 1st Floor A Block New Wing, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Australia, 10 Nov 1943; L to R: Curtin, Sheddon, Chifley, Makin, Drakeford, and DedmanLieutenant Commander Roy Davenport posing beside USS HaddockEnsign Byron JohnsonGeneral Clayton Vogel cutting a cake for the USMC birthday celebration, San Diego, California, United States, 10 Nov 1943
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10 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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