13 Nov 1943
  • Omar Bradley was promoted to the permanent rank of colonel. ww2dbase [Omar Bradley | CPC]
  • USS Scorpion attacked a Japanese convoy in the Mariana Islands with four torpedoes, damaging oiler Shiretoko with one hit. ww2dbase [Scorpion | CPC]
  • Adolf Hitler officially upheld Kaiser Wilhelm II's previous decree and bestowed upon Alfried von Bohlen und Halbach the name Krupp, making him the official head of the Krupp family conglomerate Friedrich Krupp AG. ww2dbase [Alfried Krupp | CPC]
Australian Papua
  • USS Ray departed Milne Bay, British Territory of Papua for her first war patrol. ww2dbase [Ray | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • Shokaku returned to Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Shokaku | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 13 Nov 1943
US Navy Scouting Squadron 44 Lt. (jg) J. M. StubblebineUS Navy Scouting Squadron 44 (VS-44) Lt. (jg) J. M. StubblebineUS Navy VS-44 Lt. (jg) J. M. Stubblebine posing with his OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, damaged after losing power at takeoff and hitting a fence, Hato Field, Curaçao, Dutch West Indies, 13 Nov 1943B-17F Flying Fortress bombers bombing Bremen, Germany through clouds with the aid of radar, 13 Nov 1943
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13 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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