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22 Jul 1943
  • US 2nd Armored Division captured Palermo, Sicily. ww2dbase [Invasion of Sicily and Italy's Surrender | TH]
  • Canfield was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Canfield | CPC]
  • USS Skipjack damaged a Japanese transport south of Japan, hitting her with one of four torpedoes fired. ww2dbase [Skipjack | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • I-168 arrived at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [I-68 / I-168 | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • British Joint Intelligence Committee reported that the Allied Combined Bomber Offensive had successfully prevented the Germans from deploying more than half of its fighter strength to other fronts of the European War. ww2dbase [Bombing of Hamburg, Dresden, and Other Cities | CPC]
  • Destroyer HMS Ursa was launched. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Minesweeper HMS Frolic was launched. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The keel of corvette HMS Allington Castle was laid down. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States

22 Jul 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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