29 Dec 1943
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean were nominally returned under Indian control, though the Japanese retained heavy influence. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Yahagi was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Yahagi | CPC]
  • Light carrier Ryuho arrived at Saipan, Mariana Islands. Later on the same day she departed for Japan. ww2dbase [Ryuho | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Kamoi departed Padang, Sumatra, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Kamoi | CPC]
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29 Dec 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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