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28 Oct 1943
  • USS Flying Fish sank a Japanese transport east of the Philippine Islands, hitting her with 1 of 4 torpedoes fired; she attacked another transport of the same convoy four hours later in failure, with all 3 torpedoes fired missing. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | CPC]
British Western Pacific Territories Caroline Islands
  • Naka arrived at Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Naka | Truk | CPC]
French Indochina
  • Japanese Kempeitei agents extended protection to Tran Trong Kim in Hanoi, Tonkin, French Indochina, who was being investigated by French authorities. ww2dbase [Tran Trong Kim | Hanoi, Tonkin | CPC]
Tunisia
  • Italian destroyers FR 23 and FR 31, which were captured French destroyers previously named Tigre and Trombe, were returned to the French Navy at Bizerte, Tunisia. The high tension between Italian and French sailors led to a brawl, which was broken up by American military policemen. ww2dbase [Bizerte | CPC]
United States

28 Oct 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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