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16 Jan 1943

Australia
  • USS Wahoo conducted sonar tests in Moreton Bay near Brisbane, Australia. Later on the same day, she departed friendly waters for her third war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Satoru Anabuki, flying Ki-43 fighter "Fubuki", shot down a P-40 fighter over Yunnan Province, China, his 15th victory. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • British bombers attacked Berlin, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Iraq
  • Iraq declared war on the Axis powers. ww2dbase [AC]
Japan Pacific Ocean
  • USS Grayback fired six torpedoes at a Japanese transport in the Solomon Sea; all torpedoes missed. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Soviet troops captured Pitomnik Airfield west of Stalingrad, Russia, denying the Germans the ability to fly in supplies and fly out wounded men. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Marlin departed Casco Bay, Maine, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 16 Jan 1943
T-34 tank and infantry of Soviet 12th Armored Corps in Rossosh, Russia, 16 Jan 1943

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

16 Jan 1943 Interactive Map




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