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10 Aug 1943
  • George Patton visited the 93rd Evacuation Hospital in Sicily, Italy and berated Private Paul Bennett for cowardice. ww2dbase [George Patton | CPC]
  • Bernard Montgomery was awarded the title of Chief Commander of the Legion of Merit of the United States. ww2dbase [Bernard Montgomery | CPC]
  • Winston Churchill arrived at Hyde Park, New York, United States to visit Franklin Roosevelt. ww2dbase [Winston Churchill | CPC]
  • U-23 began her eleventh war patrol. ww2dbase [U-23 | CPC]
  • USS Bailey arrived at San Francisco, California. ww2dbase [Bailey | DS]
  • T10 was made the senior officer's ship of the German 25th Submarine Flotilla. ww2dbase [T10 | CPC]
  • Submarine USS Bowfin completed her transit from the United States arriving in Brisbane, Australia for a period of tender upkeep alongside USS Fulton. ww2dbase [Bowfin | Brisbane, Queensland | DS]
British Western Pacific Territories
  • Operational control of the US Northern Landing Group on New Georgia in the Solomon Islands was passed to the US Army 25th Division, while the US lst Marine Raider Regiment was detached from the Northern Landing Group to join other Marine Corps units at Enogai. ww2dbase [Solomon Islands Campaign | CPC]
Hawaii Poland United States
  • Cruiser USS New Orleans (New Orleans-class) departed Puget Sound, Washington, United States after overhaul and being fitted with a new permanent bow due to her bow being blown off in the Battle of Tassafaronga. ww2dbase [New Orleans | Puget Sound Navy Yard | Bremerton, Washington | DS]
US Pacific Islands Photo(s) dated 10 Aug 1943
Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 1 of 2Aerial view of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska during American bombing, 10 Aug 1943, photo 2 of 2Escort Carrier USS Card in the North Atlantic photographed 10 Aug 1943 amid the large oil slick left by German submarine U-664, sunk by Card aircraft the day before.USS Sable at anchor in West Grand Traverse Bay, off Traverse City, Michigan, United States, 10 Aug 1943; note two TDN-1 assault drone on the flight deck
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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944

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