29 Dec 1943
  • Yahagi was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Light carrier Ryuho arrived at Saipan, Mariana Islands. Later on the same day she departed for Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean were nominally returned under Indian control, though the Japanese retained heavy influence. ww2dbase [CPC]
Dutch East Indies Germany
  • British RAF dropped 2,000 tons of bombs on Berlin, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
Hawaii
  • USS Scorpion departed Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii for her fourth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: More of CASU-20 arrived. 19 aircraft (Model F4U), 19 officers and 25 men of Night Fighting Squadron 101 (VF(N)-101) arrived on board. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]

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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