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10 Apr 1943
  • Destroyer Yukikaze made a troop transport run to Finschhafen, New Guinea, Dutch East Indies; the mission was aborted due to US air attacks. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Allied continued Operation Flax offensives over the waters between Sicily, Italy and Tunisia, Italian North Africa, destroying many Axis transport aircraft and fighters. On the ground, British troops captured Sfax, Tunisia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • 84 American B-24 bombers attacked Sardinia, Italy, sinking one cruiser and damaging another. ww2dbase [CPC]
Australian Papua
  • 8th Bomb Squadron (flying A-20 aircraft) of USAAF 3rd Bombardment Group was transferred from Port Moresby to Dobodura Airfield, Australian Papua. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Hawaii
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: More portions of British Fighter Squadrons 882, 896, and 898 departed. Link Trainer building turned over to station. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
Italy
  • Italian Air Force Assault Engineer Battalion was made independent of 1st Air Force Assault Regiment. ww2dbase [CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The first modified Lancaster bomber was moved to RAF Manston, England, United Kingdom to conduct dropping trials for attacks on German dams. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
United States
  • USS Copahee departed San Diego, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 10 Apr 1943
American bombs falling on the Italian cruiser Trieste, near Altura, Sardinia, Italy, 10 Apr 1943

10 Apr 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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