15 Nov 1943
  • The British attempt to retake Leros, Greece failed. ww2dbase [Dodecanese Campaign | TH]
  • The Allied Expeditionary Air Force was formed in preparation for the eventual invasion of northern Europe. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Shinyo was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Shinyo | CPC]
  • USS Scorpion patrolled off Saipan, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Scorpion | CPC]
  • Raymond Wheeler was named the principal administrative officer of the Allied South East Command. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Pierre Barjot was promoted to the rank of captain in the Free French Navy. ww2dbase [Pierre Barjot | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • Repair ship Akashi began repairing light cruiser Agano at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Akashi | Truk | CPC]
China Hawaii Italy
  • US Fifth Army's offensive was halted in southern Italy. Far to the north, a state of emergency was declared in Milan due to civil unrest. ww2dbase [Advance to the Gustav Line | TH]
Japan United Kingdom Photo(s) dated 15 Nov 1943
Cuttlefish off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 3Cuttlefish off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 3Cuttlefish off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 15 Nov 1943, photo 3 of 3An American aircraft carrier deck crewman resting between aircraft landings, off Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, circa Nov 1943
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15 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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"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944