14 Nov 1943
  • USS Iowa conducted an anti-aircraft and anti-torpedo exercise. A torpedo from destroyer USS William D. Porter nearly hit the battleship by mistake while US President Franklin Roosevelt was on board. ww2dbase [Iowa | CPC]
Australian New Guinea Caroline Islands
  • Repair ship Akashi began repairing cruiser Maya and destroyers Samidare and Fumizuki at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Akashi | Truk | CPC]
Japan
  • Destroyer Yukikaze departed Kure, Japan to escort transport Irako to Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Yukikaze | Kure, Hiroshima | CPC]
  • Irako departed Yokosuka, Japan at 1400 hours in convoy No. 3115. ww2dbase [Irako | Yokosuka, Kanagawa | CPC]
United Kingdom United States Photo(s) dated 14 Nov 1943
At Nimitz’ headquarters in Pearl Harbor are VAdm William Calhoun, VAdm John Towers, Adm Chester Nimitz, VAdm Robert Ghormley, and VAdm Aubrey Fitch, 14 Nov 1943. All but Nimitz were classmates at the Naval Academy.

14 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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