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7 Jun 1943
  • USS Tunny was attacked by a Japanese float biplane and later by a destroyer; none caused any damage. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Japanese began a renewed air offensive against Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Chinese 3rd Division wiped out the headquarters element of the Japanese 13th Division in the Hubei-Hunan border region in China. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Dutch prisoners of war were transferred out of the Oflag IV-C camp at Colditz Castle in Germany for the camp at Stanislau in Ukraine; it had been decided in the previous month at Oflag IV-C was to house US and British prisoners only. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Harder departed Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii for her first war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was ordered to travel from San Francisco, California, United States to Washington DC, United States for a new assignment. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 7 Jun 1943
Crew of B-17F Flying Fortress bomber Crew of B-17F Flying Fortress bomber

7 Jun 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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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

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