July 7, 1943

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July 7, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 25 Aug 2016 13:53

7/7/1943; Eastern Front Lull Ends; Germans Launch Dawn Offensive Against Soviet-Held Kursk Bulge, Heavy Casualties

Maps; German Summer Offensive, 1943; Emerson Kent

Map, Kursk, Google

7/7/1943, Terrific Battles Raging on Russian Front, Masses of German Tanks Attempt Breakthrough at Orel-Kursk Salient

Map, Orel, Google

7/7/1943, Berlin Radio States Fierce Battle Raging on 7-Mile Front N.W. of Byelgorod, Soviets Throw in Fresh Formations

Map, Byelgorod, Google

7/7/1943, R.N.Z.A.F. Hudson Flying from Guadalcanal Sinks Jap Sub Near Rain Squall, Sub Explodes During Crash Dive

Photo, U.S.A.A.F. A-29 Lockheed Hudson, Wikipedia

Map, Guadalcanal, Google

7/7/1943, Jap Zero Dives Unseen from Out of Morning Sun & Strafes Small Australian Convoy in Arafura Sea

Map, Arafura Sea, Google

7/7/1943, Japanese Throw in Strong Air Forces in Attempt to Save Forward Garrisons in Solomons [Map Links Follow]

Map, Solomon Islands, Google [Jap Forward Garrisons Heavily Bombarded by Planes & Surface Craft]

Map, Solomon Islands, Spring of 1943, Wikipedia

Map, Kula Gulf, Google [Washington Reported Naval Battle in Progress in Kula Gulf, but No Details Yet]

Map, Rendova Island, Google [40 Jap Zeros Raided U.S. Occupied Rendova]

Photos, Imperial Japanese Navy Airplanes, Warbird Photographs

Photos, Imperial Japanese Army Airplanes, Warbird Photographs

Map, Bairoko, Google [Attacked by Surface Craft, U.S. Divebombers Delivering 1,000-Pounders, & Catalinas at Night]

Photo, Catalina Flying Boat, Wikipedia

R.A.A.F. Catalina Flying Boat Squadron; Cats Built for Recon but Evolve into Striking Force, 4/22/1943, Part 1

R.A.A.F. Catalina Flying Boat Squadron; Cats Built for Recon but Evolve into Striking Force, 4/22/1943, Part 2

Map; Vila, Kulombangra, New Georgia Group; Google [Jap Airfield Attacked by Catalinas at Night & Surface Craft]

German Battleship Bismarck Sunk, Originally Spotted by U.S. Recon Catalinas, 5/28/1941

U.S. Catalina Flying Boats Trailed Bismarck, Ducked into Clouds; One Catalina Damaged by A.A.; 5/28/1941, Part 1

U.S. Catalina Flying Boats Trailed Bismarck, Ducked into Clouds; One Catalina Damaged by A.A.; 5/28/1941, Part 2

Map; Rekata Bay, Santa Isabella Island, Google [U.S. Bombers Struck Japanese Seaplane Base]

Photo, Japanese Seaplane, Warbird Photographs

Map, New Georgia, Google [Land Fighting in Progress, but No Reports]

New Georgia Campaign, Wikipedia

Map, Vangunu Island, Google [Land Fighting in Progress, but No Reports]

U.S. Forces Land on Vangunu Island & Capture Coastal Village of Vura, 300 Japs Killed, 7/6/1943

Map; Wickham Anchorage, Vangunu Island, New Georgia, Google (Village of Vura Overlooks Wickham Anchorage)

Map, Salamaua Isthmus, Google [Mitchells Bombed & Strafed Nearby Targets & Aerodrome]

Map, Salamaua (Shows Nassau Bay at Bottom Right), Wikipedia [Land Fighting Near Nassau Bay, but No Reports]

Landing at Nassau Bay, Wikipedia

Map, Salamaua New Guinea, Google [U.S. Mitchells Sweep Down in Poor Weather, Strafing & Bombing Jap Buildings]

Map, New Guinea Area, Texas University [Japanese Air Activity Unusually Quiet, Recon Missions Continue]

Map, Komiatum, Google [Forward Australian Parties Harassing Japanese]

Map, Shows Location of Komiatum Less than Ten Miles South from Salamaua, To Those Who Served (Australia)

Map, Trobriand Islands, Google [Landing Parties at Trobriand & Woodlark Report Increased Jap Recon Activity]

Map, Woodlark Islands, Google [Japs Make No Attempt to Attack Allied Occupation Troops on Woodlark & Trobriand]

Map, Rabaul, Google [Main Japanese Air Base, Suffered Heavy Losses of Aircraft During Recent Allied Attrition Raids]

7/7/1943, Stuber Brothers of Monona Iowa Meet for First Time in Two Years at Air Base in N. Africa, Mother Gets Letter

Map, Monona Iowa, Google

7/7/1943, College All Stars Will Play N.F.L. Champs Washington Redskins on August 25 at Dyche Stadium in Evanston

Map; Dyche Stadium (Now Ryan Stadium), Evanston, Illinois; Google

George Halas's Massive Chicago Bears Football Machine Shows College All Stars No Mercy; 101,100 Watch, 8/29/1942

7/7/1943, Tigers Edge Senators 4-3 in 16; Bridges (12ip,2r) & Candini (8ip,2r) Duel; Bob Johnson Homers for Washington

7/7/1943, Baseball Standings, Yanks 38-29; Senators 37-34; Tigers 34-32; White Sox 33-32; Red Sox 34-34; Indians 33-35

7/7/1943, Italy Vulnerable to Air Attack; Electric Power Basis of Economy, Hydro-Electric System, Etc.

7/7/1943, N.W. Africa & Middle East Bombers Blast Sicilian Targets; British Commandos Raid Crete

Imperial & Greek Troops Bitterly Contest Fierce German Airborne Invasion of Crete, 5/30/1941

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

7/7/1943, Germany Launches Heavy Offensive on Eastern Front Despite Recent Losses, Ruhr Bombing, & Nervous Italy

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of 1943, Wikipedia

Germans Surrender at Stalingrad, Russians Estimate 240,000 Enemy Wiped Out of 330,000 Originally Encircled, 2/2/1943

Map, Stalingrad (now Volgograd), Google

Kharkov Falls to Russians; Red Army Guards Wipe Out German S.S. Combat Troops in Street Fighting, 2/17/1943, Part 1

Kharkov Falls to Russians; Red Army Guards Wipe Out German S.S. Combat Troops in Street Fighting, 2/17/1943, Part 2

Map, Kharkov, Google

Red Army Evacuates Kharkov; City Retaken by Fierce German Counteroffensive, 3/16/1943

25,000 German Troops Surrender to U.S. Forces in Tunisia; Remaining Axis Blockaded by Sea & Land, 5/10/1943, Part 1

25,000 German Troops Surrender to U.S. Forces in Tunisia; Remaining Axis Blockaded by Sea & Land, 5/10/1943, Part 2

Map, Tunisia, Google

Allies Mop Up Axis Remnants in Tunisia, 5/13/1943, Part 1

Allies Mop Up Axis Remnants in Tunisia, 5/13/1943, Part 2

British Bombers Target Industrial Center of Duisburg, 34 Bombers Lost, 5/13/1943, Part 1

British Bombers Target Industrial Center of Duisburg, 34 Bombers Lost, 5/13/1943, Part 2

Map, Duisburg Germany, Google

R.A.F. Bombs Dortmund in Ruhr Valley, Heaviest Air Raid of War; 38 Bombers Lost; 5/25/1943, Part 1

R.A.F. Bombs Dortmund in Ruhr Valley, Heaviest Air Raid of War; 38 Bombers Lost; 5/25/1943, Part 2

Map, Dortmund Germany, Google

7/7/1943, German Dawn Offensive on Central Eastern Front Develops into World's Greatest Tank Battle

7/7/1943; U.S. Navy Now on Way to Tokyo Says Knox; Japs Trapped at Munda, Must Surrender or Die

Map; Munda, New Georgia Island; Google

Map, New Georgia Landings, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

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Post by Globalization41 » 11 Sep 2016 12:17

7/7/1943, German Summer Offensive on Eastern Front Underway, Thousands of German Tanks Attacking Kursk Salient

Map, Eastern Front, 1943, Wikipedia [Short Summer Nights Allow for Almost Continuous Fighting]

7/7/1943; F.D.R. Meets & Chats with Heroic Merchant Seamen—One from Murmansk Run; U.S.A.A.F. Wants Bases in Sicily

Map; Sicily, Italy; Google

Perils of Murmansk Convoys, Ice Everywhere; Constant Attacks from German U-Boats, Warships, & Planes; 3/27/1943

Map, Murmansk, Google

7/7/1943, Russians Near Byelgorod Defend Against German Concentrations of Tanks & Infantry on Narrow Sector

Map, Byelgorod, Google [2,000 Germans Killed & 85 Tanks Knocked Out in One Sector]

7/7/1943, Unhappy Times for German U-Boats, Mass Production from U.S. Shipyards Combines with Record U-Boat Losses

7/7/1943, U.S. Deploys Air Umbrella Over Strong Japanese Advance Bases in New Guinea & Solomons

Map, New Guinea, Texas University

Map, Solomon Islands, Wikipedia

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/7/1943, Des Moines Railway Co. Wants to Hire Stout Women; 85 of Company's Employees Are Draft-Age Fathers

Map, Des Moines Iowa, Google

7/7/1943; Des Moines War Relocation Board Places 91 Japanese-Americans in Iowa Jobs, 39 in Des Moines

7/7/1943, Dubuque Office of U.S. Employment Service Places 785 Persons in Jobs (277 Women) During June

Map, Dubuque Iowa, Google

7/7/1943; British Ask for Help with Bumper Harvest; Berlin Reports Ukraine Harvest Fair, but Better than Under Soviets

Ukraine Famine, Millions Dying, Homeless Orphans Line Up at International Relief Soup Kitchen, 3/13/1923

Ukraine Population Dying from Hunger According to Catholic Bishops, Atheism & Depravity Add to Horrors, 11/10/1933

7/7/1943; U.S.A.A.F. Bombers Attack Messina Sicily—Targeting Harbor Installations, Rail Stations, Engine Sheds, Etc.

Map, Messina Sicily, Google

7/7/1943, U.S. Flying Fortress Formation Intercepted by 100 Axis Fighters Over Gerbini, Forts Destroy 30 Fighters

Map, Gerbini Sicily, Google

7/7/1943, Pfc. Carr Transfers to Wendover Utah Aerial Gunnery School—Tents, Chow Terrific, Closest Town 120 Miles

Map, Wendover Utah, Google

7/7/1943, Army Fliers in Training Accidently Bomb Boise City Oklahoma with Practice Bombs; Church & Garage Damaged

Map, Boise City, Google [Boise City Is County Seat of Cimarron County, Center of Disastrous Dust Storms in the '30s]

The Dust Bowl, Blowing Sand for Two Years; Cimarron County Oklahoma: One of Hardest Hit Counties, 4/4/1937

7/7/1943, Nineteen Reading Men & 13 from Rural Berks County Complete Navy Basic Training at Camp Sampson N.Y.

Map; Reading, County Seat of Berks County Pennsylvania; Google

Camp Sampson, 400 Buildings, 2,500 Acres of Farmland, 411,429 Total Recruits Trained; 1/9/2000

Map, Romulas N.Y., Google [Location of Camp Sampson Naval Training Facility]

7/7/1943, National Youth Administration Reducing Payroll in Process of Dissolution After Congress Orders Shut Down

7/7/1943, Al Javery (9ip,6h,3w,4k) Outduels Ray Starr (CG,8ip,6h,2w,0k); Boston Braves Defeat Cincinnati Reds 1-0

7/7/1943; U.S Establishing Impressive Army, Navy, & Air Bases in Aleutians; Japs Not Reinforcing Kiska

Map; Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Google [Japs May Not Attempt to Hold Kiska, No Airfields Built]

Map, Attu Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Google

Attu Island, World War II; Wikipedia [Battle of Attu Ended 5/29/1943; 28 Japs Captured, 2,351 Dead Counted]

Bitter Fighting on Attu; Tokyo Reports Fierce Defensive Struggles, U.S. Navy Dept. Silent, 5/17/1943

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7/7/1943, Leader of Polish Exile Gov't (Based in London) Gen. Sikorski Killed in Air Crash; Germans Suggest Assassination

Downfall of Poland Announced, Russian Army Stormed Warsaw Last September, Warsaw Tranquil, 2/11/1832

Polish Parishes Caught Hiding Deserters Must Furnish Two Recruits (or Village Head Sent to Siberia), 1/21/1846

Map, Siberia, Geo Currents

Poland, Now Called New Russia, Picturesque Country, Roads Neglected, 1/27/1855

Polish Insurrection; Executions & Assinations Follow Each Other in Rapid Alternations, 1/24/1864

Sealed Train Carriages Full of Polish Political Exiles Continue Leaving Warsaw for Siberia, 5/11/1864

List of Areas Annexed by Russia (from Sweden, Baltics, Finland; & from Poland, Turkey, Prussia, Etc.), 10/27/1877

Czar Reportedly About to Crown Himself King of Poland so as to Remove 30 Years of Prevailing Disaffection, 5/11/1889

Poland Will Be Russia's Weakness in Next European War Due to Geography & Unappeasable Hatred, 4/23/1892

Persecution of the Jews in Poland & Russia, 10/6/1893, Part 1

Persecution of the Jews in Poland & Russia, 10/6/1893, Part 2

40,000 Jews Flee Warsaw Fearing Massacres; Organized Massacres Anticipated in Odessa, 7/27/1906

Poland; Choosing Between Germany & Russia, 8/31/1916

U.S. President Wilson Calls for Independent Poland, 4/20/1918, Part 1

U.S. President Wilson Calls for Independent Poland, 4/20/1918, Part 2

U.S. President Wilson Calls for Independent Poland, 4/20/1918, Part 3

Polish Independence, Poland Gets Danzig & Port on Baltic Sea, Polish Army to Fight Bolshevik Aggression, 3/16/1919

Map, Poland Between WWI & WWII, Wikipedia

History of Anti-Semitism in Poland, 8/22/1919, Part 1

History of Anti-Semitism in Poland, 8/22/1919, Part 2

Soviet Army Near Warsaw, Brest-Litovsk Falls to Bolsheviks, Polish Army Unable to Stem Tide, Allies Rush Aid, 8/5/1920

Warsaw Saved; Bolsheviks Overextended; Pilsudski's Armies Switch from Defense to Offense, 8/19/1920

Boom in Dictators, Stalin in Russia; Mussolini in Italy; Pilsudski in Poland, Etc., 12/7/1929

Poland & Germany Sign Ten-Year Friendship Treaty & Non-Aggression Pact, 1/27/1934

Polish Foreign Minister Col. Beck Answers Hitler's Renunciation of Polish-German Pact, 5/11/1939, Part 1

Polish Foreign Minister Col. Beck Answers Hitler's Renunciation of Polish-German Pact, 5/11/1939, Part 2

Germans & Soviets Sign Non-Aggression Pact, Gloom in Warsaw, Europe Mobilized for War, 8/31/1939, Part 1

Germans & Soviets Sign Non-Aggression Pact, Gloom in Warsaw, Europe Mobilized for War, 8/31/1939, Part 2

Germans & Soviets Sign Non-Aggression Pact, Gloom in Warsaw, Europe Mobilized for War, 8/31/1939, Part 3

Germans & Soviets Sign Non-Aggression Pact, Gloom in Warsaw, Europe Mobilized for War, 8/31/1939, Part 4

Hitler Makes War on Poland, Danzig Seized, 9/7/1939

France, Britain, & Australia Declare War on Germany; 9/7/1939, Part 1

France, Britain, & Australia Declare War on Germany; 9/7/1939, Part 2

France, Britain, & Australia Declare War on Germany; 9/7/1939, Part 3

Russia Invades Poland; Soviets Rectifying Losses of 1920-21 War with Poland, 9/21/1939

Warsaw Falls to Germans After Heroic Defense, Unspeakable Inferno, Thousands of Civilians Dead, 9/28/1939, Part 1

Warsaw Falls to Germans After Heroic Defense, Unspeakable Inferno, Thousands of Civilians Dead, 9/28/1939, Part 2

Nazis-Soviets Divide Poland, Reds Eying Dardanelles, Russians Get Base Rights in Estonia, 9/30/1939, Part 1

Nazis-Soviets Divide Poland, Reds Eying Dardanelles, Russians Get Base Rights in Estonia, 9/30/1939, Part 2

Polish Government in Paris Accuses Soviets of Carrying Out Reign of "Death & Terror" in Occupied Poland, 4/9/1940

Germany Invades Denmark & Norway; Russians Want More from Finns; Germans Want Polish Workers, 4/11/1940, Part 1

Germany Invades Denmark & Norway; Russians Want More from Finns; Germans Want Polish Workers, 4/11/1940, Part 2

Germany Invades Denmark & Norway; Russians Want More from Finns; Germans Want Polish Workers, 4/11/1940, Part 3

Germany Invades Denmark & Norway; Russians Want More from Finns; Germans Want Polish Workers, 4/11/1940, Part 4

Hitler Signs Armistice with France; Nazi Police Chief Himmler Arrives in Paris, 6/27/1940, Part 1

Hitler Signs Armistice with France; Nazi Police Chief Himmler Arrives in Paris, 6/27/1940, Part 2

Hitler Signs Armistice with France; Nazi Police Chief Himmler Arrives in Paris, 6/27/1940, Part 3

Hitler Signs Armistice with France; Nazi Police Chief Himmler Arrives in Paris, 6/27/1940, Part 4

Polish Government Transfers [from Paris] to London, 6/27/1940

Germany Invades Russia, German Army on March from Black Sea to Baltic; Damascus Falls to Allies, 6/22/1941, Part 1

Germany Invades Russia, German Army on March from Black Sea to Baltic; Damascus Falls to Allies, 6/22/1941, Part 2

Stalin & Sikorski Sign Russo-Polish Friendship & Mutual Assistance Pact in Moscow, 12/6/1941

Hitler Regime Turns Poland into Vast Center for Killing Jews by Mass Shootings, Electrocution, & Poison Gas, 12/20/1942

Germans Allege Finding Mass Graves of Executed Polish Officers in East; London Poles Suspicious of Russians, 4/19/1943

Moscow Breaks with London Poles, Allegations of Executed Polish Officers, Sikorski to Meet with Churchill, 4/29/1943

Gen. Sikorski Welcomes Proposal from Stalin for Polish-Russian Pact Directed Against Germany, 5/6/1943

London Air Ministry Regrets to Announce Polish Chief Gen. Sikorski Killed in Liberator Crash off Gibraltar, 7/6/1943

Map, Gibraltar, Google

7/7/1943, German Radio Reports Senior Japanese Officers Visiting Russian Front

7/7/1943; U.S. Air Force China Commander Major-General Chennault Itching to Bomb Japan, Hopefully by Summer of '44

7/7/1943, Italy's Armed Forces Cancel All Leaves

7/7/1943; British Air Ministry Reports Mustangs Raided N. France, Strafing Locomotives, Supply Trucks, & Troops

Photo, P-51 Mustang Fighter Aircraft, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Berlin Radio Describes R.A.F. Incendiary Raids on Kalk & Deutz; Entire Districts Set on Fire

Map; Kalk, Cologne, Germany; Google

Map; Deutz, Cologne, Germany, Google

7/7/1943, Allies Begin Daily Nine-Hour Radio Broadcasts of War & Battlefront News to Germans from French North Africa

Map, Colonial Africa (Shows French North Africa), Blog Spot

7/7/1943, Chancellor of Exchequer States in House of Commons that Britain's National Debt Now at £17,722,000,000

7/7/1943, U.S. Air Force Mitchels & Liberators Harass Jap Targets in Burma [Map Links Follow]

Map; Jetty, Akyab, Rakhine, Myanmar (Burma), Google [Liberators Bombed Akyab Jetty]

Map; Namhkan, Myanmar (Burma), Near Old Shweli Bridge; Google [Bridge Damaged by Liberators]

Photo, Old Shweli Bridge, Staticflickr

Photo, New Shweli Bridge, Staticflickr

Photo, B-24 Liberator, Wikipedia

Photo; B-24 Liberator, Nose Art; World War Photos

Photo, B-24 Liberator Manufacturing Plant Assembly Line, Wikipedia

Map; Shwebo, Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma); Google [Mitchells Drop Ten Tons of Bombs on Shwebo Railway Yards]

Map; Meiktila, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (Burma); Google [Mitchells Deliver Ten Tons of Bombs to Meiktila Barracks]

Photo, B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Boeing

7/7/1943, Germans Breakthrough Main Soviet Fighting Lines Near Kursk, Conflict Raging Between Belgorod & Orel

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of 1943, Wikipedia

7/7/1943; Virginia Net Liquor Profits from Jan.-Mar. Total $1,952,127, Increase of $46,000 from Same Quarter Last Year

7/7/1943; Cards Score 3 Before First Out in Philadelphia; Gumbert (3h,2w,2k) Blanks Phils; Musial Triple, Double, Single

7/7/1943; Virginia Selective Service Director Says Indications Are No Fathers Will Be Drafted Before October

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7/7/1943; Allied Combat Troops from Casablanca to Cairo Standing by with Tanks, Planes, & Ships for Invasion of Europe

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

Map, Casablanca Morocco, Google

Casablance Conference, F.D.R. & Churchill Map Out War Strategy, Unconditional Surrender for Axis, 1/27/1943

Map, Cairo Egypt, Google

7/7/1943; Axis Fortifying Balkans Peninsula, Crete, & Other Greek Islands; Germans Add Fighters, A.A., & Coastal Guns

Perth Daily News, Map of Italy & Greece, 7/2/1943

7/7/1943, Flying Fortresses With Guns Blazing Meet Hornets' Nest of Axis Fighters Over Gerbini Sicily

Map, Gerbini Sicily, Google

Revolutionary Bomber Turret Adds Firepower; Movement Controlled by Gunner/Occupant; Two 50 Cal MGs, 8/3/1942

Bendix Upper Deck Gun Turret for Mitchell Bomber, Liberator Crew

7/7/1943; Tiger Panzers & Other Axis Tanks Force Wedge into Soviet Salient West of Kursk, but Germans Bogging Down

Maps, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

Photos, Tiger Panzers, Axis History Forum

Photo, T-34, Russian Main Battle Tank of WWII on Display, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Russia Emerges from Two Years of War & Glory with Revived Consciousness of Her Traditions & Power

7/7/1943, Knox Says U.S. Navy Will Double Number of Ships in '43 [Map Links for Air & Naval Actions Follow]

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands; Google [Naval Battle in Progress in Kula Gulf, No Info Yet]

Map, Location of Port of Bairoke, New Georgia, Google [U.S. Warships Shelled Port of Bairoke]

Map, New Georgia Islands, Ibiblio, Hyperwar [Bairoke Bombardment Started Fires & Damaged Japanese Supplies]

Map, Rendova Island, Google [Three Japanese Cruisers & Four Destroyers Shell U.S. Positions on Rendova]

Photo, Japanese Battle Cruiser, Wikipedia

Photo, Japanese Destroyer, Wikipedia

Photo, Japanese Zero, Wikipedia [40 Jap Zeros Strafed U.S. Positions at Rendova]

Map; Rekata Bay, Santa Isabel Island, Solomon Islands, Google [Torpedo Bombers Successfully Attack Jap Seaplane Base]

Photo, Japanese Seaplanes

Map, New Georgia Landings, Ibiblio, Hyperwar [Jap Resistance Increasing on Land in New Georgia]

Recently Banned Head Hunting on New Georgia of Solomon Islands Still Practiced, but No Longer Openly; 3/28/1902

Map, Solomon Islands, 1943, Wikipedia [Fierce Air Battles Raging Over Solomons]

U.S. Navy Seabees Land on Jungle-Covered Island in Solomons & Construct Airfield in Rain, 7/3/1943

Map; Salamaua, New Guinea; Google [Mitchell Bombers Raided Salamaua Area & Aerodrome from Treetop Level]

Photo, B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Wikipedia

Map, Salamaua (Shows Nassau Bay at Bottom Right), Wikipedia [Fighting in Progress at Nassau Bay, but No Reports]

7/7/1943; U.S. Bombers Raid Salamaua thru Clouds, Rain, & Heavy A.A.; Mitchells Strafe Airfield at Low Level

7/7/1943, Spitfires Relieve Kittyhawks at Darwin; Jap Losses in Raids on N. Australia Since Feb. '42 Total 209 Planes

Japanese Bomber Formations Raid Darwin in Two Waves, Damage Considerable, 2/20/1942

Map, Darwin Australia, Google [Japanese Total Losses in N. Australia (of 209 Planes) Include 51 Bombers & 71 Fighters]

Photo, British Spitfire, Wikipedia

Photo, P-40 Kittyhawk (Warhawk), Wikipedia

Photo, P-40 Warhawks Parked on Flightline, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Indians' Al Smith (ShO,4h,3w,4k) Outlasts A's Arntzen (CG,8ip,9h,2r,3w,2k); Keltner RBI Double in 8th

7/7/1943, Union Closed-Shop Case Goes to Supreme Court; Tampa Shipbuilder Originally with 40 Workers, Now at 12,000

7/7/1943, Germans Make Slight Gains in Orel-Kursk Area; Russian Batteries Counter Artillery & Mutli-Barrelled Mortars

Map, Orel, Google [Opposing Artillery Engaged in Bitter Duels; German Tiger Tanks Equipped with 88mm Cannon]

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7/7/1943, Jap Casualties Described as Heavy at Viru Harbour (Solomon Islands); U.S. Troops Use Infiltration Tactics

Map, Viru Harbour, Google [Japs Unwilling to Use Battleships in Narrow Waters Under U.S. Air Supremacy]

Map, Solomon Islands Campaign, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Hitler Means Business, Russo-German Battles Mounting in Ferocity, Greatest Concentration of Tanks Ever

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/7/1943, Army Issues Latest Casualty List, 361 Names of Men (295 POWs) from New South Wales

Map; New South Wales, Australia; Google

7/7/1943, Six R.A.A.F. Airmen Believed Killed in Aircraft Crash off New South Wales Coast During Training Exercises

7/7/1943, London Poles Appt. Pro-Russia Interim Premier After Sikorski's Death, Anti-Russian Poles Labeled Pro-Fascist

7/7/1943, F.D.R. Informed of Sikorski Crash Shortly After Getting Sikorski's Independence Day Message from Gibraltar

Map, Gibraltar, Google

7/7/1943, British Fleet Leaves Gibraltar—Four Battleships, Two Aircraft Carriers, Two Cruisers, & Eight Destroyers

7/7/1943, Chinese Communique Reports Three Japanese Attacks in Northern China [Map Links Follow]

Map, Approx. Location of Western Suiyuan Province, Google [Japs Suffer Heavy Losses in W. Suiyuan Province]

Map, Province of Shantung China, Texas University [Several Thousand Japs Launch Attack in Southern Shantung]

Map, Chucheng China, Google [Japs Launch Sustained Onslaughts S.E. of Chucheng (Shantung)]

Map, Kwangtung (Now Guangdong) China, Google [Chinese Inflict Heavy Losses on Japanese in Eastern Kwangtung]

Map of China Showing Japanese Positions in 1943, Ma Pile de Livres

Brave Missionaries in Disordered China Run Gauntlet of Bandits & Bestial Treatment, 6/5/1930

Banditry in China; Wealthy Town Occupied by 5,000 Bandits, Army Puts All to Sword, 11/1/1935

Map, Pacific Theater, Japanese & Allied Positions, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, British & U.S. Shipyards Build 1,000,000 More Tons of Shipping in June than Sunk by Germans

Maritime War Casualties, 121 British Ships Lost, 1/1/1940

Maritime War Casualties, 196 British Ships Lost, 4/10/1940

Maritime War Casualties, 529 British Ships Lost, 1/1/1941

Maritime War Casualties, 922 British Ships Lost, 6/20/1941

Maritime War Casualties, 1,056 British Ships Lost, 7/18/1941

7/7/1943, Woodlark Island, Allied Outpost, Lovely Beaches, 750 Natives, Tropical Downpours, Hammocks

Map, Woodlark Island, Google [Wild Pigs, Alligators, Snakes, Itchy Bugs, Few Birds; Japs Did Not Occupy Woodlark]

Photo, Beach, Woodlark Island, MPI

7/7/1943, Six Floridians of U.S. Army 10th Air Force Stationed in India Receive Citations

7/7/1943, N.Y. Yankees Edge St. Louis Browns 5-4 Behind Russo (6ip) & Murphy (3ip); Laabs Drives in All Brownie Runs

7/7/1943, A.L. Standings, Yanks 38-29; Senators 37-34; Tigers 34-32; White Sox 33-32; Red Sox 34-34; Indians 33-35

7/7/1943, Political Cartoon, Hitler & Goering Get Indigestion from Eating too Much

7/7/1943, Pro-Communist Letter Writer; Allies Supplied Fascist Finland & Dropped Leaflets on Germany, Etc.

Finnish Captain of S. African Gov't Barque Sails Wartime Seas with Refugee Wife & Daughter, 7/4/1943

Photo, Four-Masted Barque, Wikipedia [Finnish Capt. Asked Family to Sail with Him to Escape 1940 War with Russia]

7/7/1943, U.S. 8th Air Force Bombs German Installations in France—Sub Base, Bomber Repair Depot, Aero Factory

Map, Nantes France, Google [8th A.F. Targeted Heinkel Bomber Repair Depot]

Map, Le Mans France, Google [Aero Factory & Marshaling Yards Bombed by 8th A.F.]

Map; La Pallice, La Rochelle, France [U.S. 8th Air Force Raided German U-Boat Base at La Pallice]

La Rochelle U-Boat Base at Port of La Pallice, France; U-Boat Bases

7/7/1943; Record Travel by Rail, Bus, & Plane in U.S. for '4th'; Shipyards Work thru Weekend & Turn Out 11 Vessels

7/7/1943, U.A.P. Leader Implies Defeatist & Anti-Empire Policies of Labour Party Would Have Lost War for Australia

7/7/1943; Soviet Films, Plays, & Music Prominently Featured in London; Exhibition of Soviet Music Opens in West End

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7/7/1943, C-in-C Gen. Auchinlek in New Delhi Speaks to India; Must End War by Turning Tide & Carrying Fight to Japan

7/7/1943, Insurance Co. of North Africa (Marine Dept.) Showing Film to Army & Navy Featuring Tips on Shipping Cargo

7/7/1943, Gestapo Agents Cable Opposition Info from Press in Lourenco Marques to Berlin for Rebroadcast to S. Africa

Map; Lourenco Marques (Now Maputo, Mozambique) & Delagoa Bay (Now Maputo Bay), Portuguese East Africa; Google

Asians Prosper in Lourenco Marques; Portuguese Do Wonders, Tidy, Gardens; Natives Happy & Well Dressed; 8/3/1907

Timber Ship from Bunbury Lands at Lourenco Marques, Strange Tongues, Singing Workers, Streets Clean, 7/24/1937

Map, Bunbury to Lourenco Marques (Now Maputo), Google

Lourenco Marques, Portuguese Possession, 7,000 Autos, 10,000 Miles of Paved Roads, 10/28/1939, Part 1

Lourenco Marques, Portuguese Possession, 7,000 Autos, 10,000 Miles of Paved Roads, 10/28/1939, Part 2

Port at Lourenco Marques, Capital of Rich Portuguese Colony, Serves South Africa, 9/6/1941

Mozambuque, Colorful Portuguese Colony, Features Civic Cleanliness, Two Casinos, 9/19/1942

7/7/1943, General Smuts Tells Mass Rally of Voters to Reject Oppositionist Call for South Africa to Withdrawal from War

Gen. Smuts Offers New Book, Holism & Evolution; Whole Is More than Sum of Parts; 1/4/1927

Career of Gen. Smuts, Born in Boer Farmhouse, Built Union of South Africa Out of Wreckage of War, 9/19/1939

South African Prime Minister & Field Marshal Smuts Calls on Voters to Approve Gov't's War Policy, 7/6/1943

7/7/1943, Red Cross & St. John Have Chartered Eight Ships for Carrying Supplies for Prisoners of War

St. John's Ambulance Assn.; Dedicated to Helping Weak, Sick, & Injured; First Hospital in Jerusalem, 6/26/1914

7/7/1943, Red Cross Explains Weekly Food Parcels to POWs Go thru Geneva, but Next-of-Kin Empire Parcels Pooled

7/7/1943, German Deserters Increasing; Norway C-in-C Gen. Falkenhorst Accuses Sweden of Not Returning Deserters

7/7/1943, Dodgers Outhit Chicago Cubs at Brooklyn, but Cubs Win 9-4; Passeau (9ip,13h,3w,0k) Credited With Victory

7/7/1943, British Food Minister Announces Extra Rations for Expectant Mothers

7/7/1943; Alan Robert Beattie of Perth Reported Missing for 17 Months, Now POW in Java; Father Was POW in First War

Map, Java, Google

Map; Perth, Western Australia; Google

7/7/1943, Germans Report Fighting on Eastern Front Assuming Ever More Greater Violence North of Kursk

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/7/1943, Russia May Enter Pacific War if It Feels Secure in West; Jap Build Up in Manchuria May Be Precautionary

Map, China Showing Manchuria (or Manchukuo to Japanese), Emerson Kent

Map, Pacific & China Theater, 1939, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, N.Y.C. Building Airport Near Statue of Liberty; 'Idlewild' to Eventually Provide Hourly Service to Europe

Map, Idlewild Airport (now John F. Kennedy International Airport), Google

Photo, Statue of Liberty, Statue Cruises [Index Finger Eight Feet Long]

Photo, Statue of Liberty, Shutter Stock

Map, Statue of Liberty, Google

France & America, Historic Event, Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, 1/8/1887

7/7/1943; Churchill Pays Tribute to Sikorski, Grievous Loss, Believed in the Common Struggle & an Independent Poland

7/7/1943, Mass Formations of Allied Bombers & Fighters Continue Day & Night Offensive Against Axis Airfields in Sicily

Map, Sicily, Google [Allied Warplanes Pounded Axis Targets Hidden in Endless Lemon & Olive Groves]

7/7/1943, U.S. Warships Inflict Damage on Jap Warships in Kula Gulf; U.S. Destroyer Torpedoed & Sunk by Jap Sub

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands; Google

Imperial Japanese Navy Page

7/7/1943; Scottish Merchant Seamen Awarded; Crew Carries Heavy, Unexploded, Smoking Bomb & Tosses It Overboard

7/7/1943, Spitfire Pilot Loses Engine Power During Dogfight at 20,000 Feet Over France & Glides Safely Home 30 Miles

Photo, Spitfire Fighter Aircraft, Wikipedia

Photo, Parked Spitfire Fighter Aircraft, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Broadcast from Allied H.Q. in Algiers Warns Italians They Are Directly Threatened, Critical Hour Has Arrived

7/7/1943, Axis Recon Planes in Med. Observe Steady Stream of Enemy Convoys & Landing Vessels; "Constant Traffic"

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

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7/7/1943; One World, by Wendell Willkie, Chapter 8; Chinese Crowd 11 Miles of Road Near Chungking to See Willkie

Lenin Calls for Worldwide Revolution, Moscow Tribunal Imposes 1,286 Death Sentences, 11/13/1920

Glorious Leaders of Lenin's World Party, 2/16/1937

Map, China, 1943, Japanese Conquests

Twenty-Seven Japanese Planes Bomb Downtown Chungking, Casualties Estimated at 300, 6/4/1941

Seven Hundred People Suffocate in Tunnel Shelter During Five-Hour Japanese Air Raid on Chungking, 6/7/1941

Japanese May Soon Launch Major Offensive in Central China; Chungking Shelter Horror During Air Raid, 6/7/1941

Correspondent Hitchhikes from Chungking to Algiers, Catches Planes & Countless Trucks; 2/19/1943

Chungking, Glimpses of Life in Wartime Capital, War Bought Chungking 700,000 Refugees, 2/20/1943

Lessons from Last War, World Police & World Tribunal Proposed, 6/5/1943

7/7/1943, New York Elevator Operators in Nine Rockefeller Buildings Stage 55-Minute Strike, Office Workers Use Stairs

Map, Rockefeller Center, Rockefeller Plaza, New York N.Y., Google

7/7/1943, Big Rapids Michigan Pays Off All City Debt; Obligations Totaled $40,000 in 1931

Map, Big Rapids Michigan, Google

7/7/1943, P-47 Thunderbolt Fighters Fly More than 2,000 Sorties into Occupied Europe During May

Photo, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt Fighter, Wikipedia

Photo, Two P-47 Fighters, Ground View, Wikipedia

Photo, P-47 Engine with Cowling Removed, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Norwalk Tax Collections of $1,734,664 thru June Represent 96.47% of Total Levy

Map, Norwalk Connecticut, Google

7/7/1943, Honus Wagner, 69, Pittsburgh Pirate Coach, Greatest Shortstop of All Time, Coal Miner Before Baseball

First Official World Series Game, Wagner Singles in 1st Run, Pirates Defeat Cy Young & Boston Americans, 10/2/1903

Pirates Defeat Boston Americans 5-4, First Series Game at Pittsburgh, Wagner Slaps Three Singles, 10/7/1903

Final 1909 National League Standings, Pirates 110-42; Cubs 104-49; Giants 92-61; Reds 77-76; 10/8/1909

Final 1909 American League Standings, Baseball Reference, Detroit 98-54; A's 95-58; Boston 88-63; Chicago 78-74

World Series Opener, Pirates' Adams (9ip,6h,4w,2k) Limits Tigers, Manager Clarke HR, Wagner Doubles, 10/9/1909

Game Two, Tigers Even Series, Cobb Steals Home & Outplays N.L. Rival Wagner, Donovan Effective, 10/10/1909

Game Three, Bucs Score Early, Tiger Rally Checked, Wagner (4h,4sb) Stars, Rainy & Windy, 10/12/1909, Part 1

Game Three, Bucs Score Early, Tiger Rally Checked, Wagner (4h,4sb) Stars, Rainy & Windy, 10/12/1909, Part 2

Game Four, Mullin (4h,2w,10k) Blanks Pirates 5-0 in Career Game, 34°, Timely Hitting by Tigers, 10/13/1909

Game Five, Pittsburgh Outslugs Detroit, Pirate Manager Clarke 3-Run HR; 35-40°, Windy, 10/14/1909, Part 1

Game Five, Pittsburgh Outslugs Detroit, Pirate Manager Clarke 3-Run HR; 35-40°, Windy, 10/14/1909, Part 2

Game Six, Tigers Edge Pirates 5-4, Mullins (9ip,9h,1w,5k) Wins Thrilling Contest, Tom Jones Hurt, 10/15/1909

Game Seven, Pittsburgh Clinches World Series, Adams (6h,1w,1k) Tosses 8-0 Shutout, Wagner Triples, 10/17/1909

Special Telegram, Manhattan; Wagner & Bucs Pound Mathewson, Comeback by Giants Falls Short, 8/17/1913

7/7/1943, Feds Charge Chain Store Manager with Fraud in Obtaining Naturalized Papers (Wrote Articles for Nazis)

7/7/1943, War Production Board Reports New Production Records for Planes & Naval Vessels, but Munitions Lagging

7/7/1943, War Food Admin. Requests Production of Vegetables Be Maintained at High Levels of Past Two Seasons

7/7/1943, Late Breaking War Bulletins, R.A.F. Plagues German Air Defenses, Tokyo Reports Heavy Losses of Aircraft

7/7/1943, Sixty Fortresses Raid Railway Yard at Messina, Violent Air Attacks Rip Up Airfields in Sicily

Map, Messina Sicily, Google

7/7/1943, Photo, Lieut. Charles B. Hall; Warhawk Pilot, Credited with Shooting Down His First Axis Plane over Sicily

Photo, P-40 Warhawk Fighter Plane, Wikipedia

7/7/1943; Photo, Red Cross Aide & Film Star Myrna Loy; Appointed Assistant to Military & Naval Welfare, N. Atlantic

Myrna Loy to Make Debut as Full-Fledged Star in Metro Goldwyn-Mayer Picture "Stamboul Quest", 10/11/1935

7/7/1943, Letter from Adolf Hitler Introduced by Gov't Attorneys to Show Naturalization Papers Obtained Fraudulently

7/7/1943, U.S. Cars Entering Windsor Canada from Detroit Over 4th of July Totaled 10,572 (Last Year 14,778)

7/7/1943, Germans Sending Waves of Tanks & Men Supported by Divebombers into Soviet Positions Near Kursk, Part 1

7/7/1943, Germans Sending Waves of Tanks & Men Supported by Divebombers into Soviet Positions Near Kursk, Part 2

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/7/1943, U.S. Navy Sinks Several Jap Warships in Kula Gulf, Naval Guns Flash in Darkness, U.S. Cruiser Sunk, Part 1

7/7/1943, U.S. Navy Sinks Several Jap Warships in Kula Gulf, Naval Guns Flash in Darkness, U.S. Cruiser Sunk, Part 2

Map, Kula Gulf, New Georgia Group, Western Province, Solomon Islands

7/7/1943, Fortresses & Liberators Pour High Explosives on Gerbini Aerodrome in Sicily, Air Siege Reaches 36 Hours

Map, Sicily, Google

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7/7/1943, Draft Board Discloses Names of 16 Chickasaw County Men Sent to Camp Dodge for Physical Exams & Induction

Map, Chickasaw County Iowa, Google [County Named in Honor of Chickasaw Indian Tribe]

Map, Camp Dodge Iowa, Google

7/7/1943; U.S. Cruiser Helena Lost to Japs in Battle of Kula Gulf, Next-of-Kin to Be Notified; U.S. Navy Bombards Kiska

Map, New Georgia Landings, 1943, June 21 to July 5 (Shows Kula Gulf), Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Solomon Islands, 1943, Wikipedia

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

Map, Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands of Alaska, Google

7/7/1943, U.S. Citizens of Japanese Ancestry Now Resuming Normal Living After Relocating Inland from Pacific Coast

7/7/1943, Stalin Pressuring Allies for Early Invasion of Europe; Kremlin Suspects British Stalling Until U.S. Army Ready

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/7/1943; German Production in '43 Cut by Allied Bombings, but War Goods Maintained; Raw Material & Labor Lacking

7/7/1943, U.S. Troops Advance Toward Munda, Torrents of Bullets & Grenades, Japs & U.S. Stalk Each Other in Jungle

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands [Crocodile-Infested Rivers, Chorus of MGs & Jungle Birds, Jap Units Annihilated]

Map; Viru Harbor, Solomon Islands, Google [Firing & Counter Firing as Fighting Rages at Viru, Japs Well Armed]

Map, Operations in New Georgia (Solomon Islands), Summer of '43, Army History

Map, New Georgia Operations, 1943, June 21 to July 5, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, New Georgia Campaign, History of War [Viru Harbor Commands Blanche Channel & Water Routes to Munda]

7/7/1943, U.S. Occupied Rendova Only Few Miles from Jap Airfield at Munda; Coconut Palms Offer Cover at Munda

Map, Rendova Island, Google [Munda Good Target for Naval Bombardment, but Sea Approaches Dangerous]

Voyger Describes Trip to Soloman Islands, Dense Forests, Head Hunters Run Wild in the Woods, 1/20/1900

Flying Forts & U.S. Navy Douglas Divebombers with Wildcat Escorts Raid Jap Airfield at Munda, 12/21/1942

Photo, Douglas Divebomber Inflight Above Aircraft Carrier in Background View, Wikipedia

Photo, Grumman F4F Wildcat Fighter Planes Parked at Airfield on Guadalcanal, Wikipedia

Map, Guadalcanal, Google

Photo, Grumman F4F Wildcat Fighter Planes in Flight, Wikipedia

Photo, B-17 Flying Fortress, Wikipedia

7/7/1943, Canadian Army Releases 325th Casualty List of War; 1,158 Army Dead Since Outbreak of War, 822 Missing

7/7/1943, Washington State Sees 25% Sales Gain for May Over May of Last Year; 11 Department Stores' Sales Up 38%

7/7/1943, Germans Concentrating Luftwaffe in Western & Southern Europe to Counter Possible Allied Invasion

7/7/1943, War Manpower Commission Establishes Control Over War-Essential Jobs in San Joaquin County, Part 1

7/7/1943, War Manpower Commission Establishes Control Over War-Essential Jobs in San Joaquin County, Part 2

Map, San Joaquin County California, Google

7/7/1943, Red Army Destroys 74 German Tanks of 100 Leading Attack Near Belgorod; Soviet Firepower Slows Germans

Map, Belgorod, Google

7/7/1943, Gen. MacArthur's H.Q. Gives Details of Flaming Night Battle in Kula Gulf, Japs May Have Lost Six Warships

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands, Google

7/7/1943, Concord, Selective Service Will No Longer Defer Men 18-24 for More than Six Months Who Are Not Fathers

Map, Concord New Hampshire, Google [Local N.H. Boards Scrutinizing Cases of Non-Fathers for Induction Scheduling]

7/7/1943, U.S. Army Air Force Provides Global Coverage; Map & Listing of 14 Air Force Regional Commanders

7/7/1943, St. Petersburg City Manager Releases Tentative $1,899,274 Budget; Revenue Estimates Listed

Map, St. Petersburg Flordia, Google

7/7/1943, Food Rationing Results in Better Public Nutrition; More Use of Cook Books Urged

7/7/1943, Army Rejects St. Louis Browns' Catcher Frankie Hayes for Two Bad Knees

Indians & Browns Split Twin Bill; Tribe Takes Opener in 13; Catcher Hayes Bats in Three Runs in Nightcap, 5/10/1943

Statistics for 1942 St. Louis Browns; Catcher Frankie Hayes Played in 56 Games for Brownies, Baseball Reference

7/7/1943, Food Shortage in India Could Develop into Serious Situation for 400,000,000; Grain Stores Looted

Terrible Famine in India, 1/26/1901

Famine Map of India, 1/26/1901

Map, India, 4/25/1942

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7/7/1943, Pretty Patriot Thelma Edelfsen Declines Hollywood Film Contract to Continue War-Time Factory Job

7/7/1943, Rendova Occupation Complete; Japs Make Brave Foe; Snipers, Mud, Snakes; Just Like 'North Carolina', Part 1

7/7/1943, Rendova Occupation Complete; Japs Make Brave Foe; Snipers, Mud, Snakes; Just Like 'North Carolina', Part 2

Satellite View, Rendova Island, Google [Jungle; Lizards, Ants, Slugs, Insects; Jitters Make Every Leaf Look Like Japs]

Satellite View, North Carolina, Google [U.S. Troops Jokingly Compared Rendova Conditions to Camps in N. Carolina]

Confederates Aim to Dispossess Feds of Position in East North Carolina, 2/29/1864

Map, North Carolina, Civil War Battles, NCPedia

F.D.R. Inspects Military Training Facilities in Virginia, N. & S. Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, & Arkansas; 4/21/1943

Dawn Landing on Rendova Brilliantly Executed, Invasion Beaches Soon Crowded with Men & Equipment, 7/3/1943

Thousands of U.S. Marines & Infantry Land on Tropical Beaches of Rendova Under Fleet's Guns & Planes, 7/5/1943

7/7/1943, Coffee Rations Increased for Restaurants, Hotels, Etc.; Supply Increase Due to Improved Shipping Situation

7/7/1943, Chattanooga Lookouts of Southern Association Will Move After Thursday & Become Montgomery Rebels

Map, Chattanooga Tennessee, Google

Map, Montgomery Alabama, Google

Nashville Vols Win 1st-Half Southern Association Crown; Doubleheaders Will Open 2nd-Half of Split Season, 7/5/1943

Map, Nashville Tennessee, Google

Southern Association, Split Season, Final First-Half Standings, 7/5/1943

7/7/1943; Texas Cigarette Tax Revenues Total $1,107,238 for June, Up $176,855 from June of Last Year

7/7/1943, Jittery Germans in Greece Order Death Sentences for Disorder After Guerillas Clash with Occupation Forces

7/7/1943, Labor Dispute Shuts Down Utah Copper Mine; Rail Carriers of Copper Want Recognition as Railroad Workers

7/7/1943, Lewiston Idaho Police Chief Says He Will Round-Up Able-Bodied Pool-Hall Loiterers & Offer Them Jobs

Map, Lewiston Idaho, Google

7/8/1943, Luftwaffe I.G. Gen. Galland Arrives at Kesselring's H.Q. in S. Italy as Allied Air Raids Continue Intensifying

Map, Mediterranean Basin, WWII Era, LearnNC

7/8/1943, Two German Drives Attempting to Cut Off Russian Stronghold at Kursk; Intense Air & Land Battles Underway

Map, Kursk, Google

7/8/1943, China Begins 7th Year of War Against Japanese; Chinese Flags Fly in Britain; BBC Praises China; Includes Map

7/8/1943, Merchant Ship Torpedoed in Indian Ocean; 23 Survivors Rescued by Freighter After Nine Days in Lifeboat

7/8/1943, Forty-Eight Japanese Planes Raid Darwin, Seven Spitfires Lost in Breaking Up Formation, Seven Japs Downed

Map, Darwin Australia, Google [All Pilots of Lost Spitfires Bailed Out, but Only Three Rescued So Far]

7/8/1943, Plan to Bomb Volcano at Rabaul in Attempt to Start Eruption as Weapon of Terror Against Japs Rejected

Map; Rabaul, Papua New Guinea; Google

7/8/1943, Chinese Report Battles with Attacking Japanese in Western Suiyuan & South & East Shantung

Map, Suiyuan Province, Wikipedia

Map, Shantung Province, Wikipedia

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7/8/1943, Martinique Joins French Committee of National Liberation & Requests Appointment of New Authorities

Map, French Martinique, Google

Map, Caribbean West Indies, Wikipedia

Communication with Martinique Ceases, Volcanic Activity on Mt. Pelee, Detonations Audible at St. Lucia, 5/8/1902

Map, Mt Pelée, St. Pierre, French Martinique, Google

Map, St. Lucia, Google

Map, St. Pierre, French Martinique, Google

Volcano Wipes Out St. Pierre, 25,000 Perish, Mass of Fire, All Shipping in Harbor Destroyed, 5/10/1902

Volcanic Eruption Engulfs St. Pierre in West Indies with Molten Lava, Only 30 Survivers, 5/10/1902

Volcano on Mt. Pelee Belches Liquid Fire, Vessels Afraid to Approach St. Pierre, Gov. & Wife Perish, 5/11/1902

Martinique Volcano Erupts, St. Pierre Buried in Burning Lava, 40,000 Dead, 5/12/1902

Life in Martinique Before Volcano Eruption, 11/5/1904

Volcanic Eruption in Java, Island of Krakatoa, Total Darkness, Stones Falling, 75,000 Dead, 10/19/1883

Map, Krakatoa, Google

Volcanos & Climate, Excessive Winters Often Follow Volcanic Eruptions, 2/12/1903

7/8/1943, Russians Destroy 423 German Tanks, Germans Attacking Non-Stop at Kursk; Mortars, Artillery, Divebombers

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent [Largest Offensive of War; Fascist Beast Not Yet Dead]

7/8/1943, Cadet Jack S. Danner Missing at Pensacola Station After Thunderstorms Down Several Planes in Swamps

Map, Pensacola Florida, Google

7/8/1943, Army 8th A.F. After One Year of Ops Over Europe; 7,067 Sorties; 276 Bombers Lost, 68 Daylight Missions

7/8/1943, Public Relations Officer at Greensboro Army Training Center Says Men Not Yet Drafted Can Join as Pilots

Map, Greensboro North Carolina, Google

7/8/1943, Lewiston Welfare Department June Expenses Decrease by $552.60 from Last June; $3,486.87 to $2,934.27

Map, Lewiston Maine, Google

7/8/1943, Detroit's Recent Bloody Race Riots Believed Due to Inadequate Recreation & Housing & Not by KKK or Axis

Map, Detroit, Google

7/8/1943, War Wives with Husbands in North Africa Volunteer to Help Relieve Farm Labor Shortage in Kansas

Map, Kansas, Google

7/8/1943, Yanks Complete Four-Game Sweep of Browns in St. Louis; Chandler (6h,4w,3k) Tosses 2-0 Shutout, Etten HR

7/8/1943, Huge Ford Motor Co. Assembly Plant in Richmond (Ca.) Processes Tanks, Jeeps, Half-Tracks, Trucks, Etc.

Map, Richmond Ca., Google [Richmond Depot Waterproofs Heavy Equip. for Shipment, Such as Mobile Machine Shops]

7/8/1943, Director of War Mobilization Orders War Production Board to Study Proposals for Increasing Consumer Goods

7/8/1943, Late Breaking War Bulletins, Large Force of Allied Bombers Cross British South Coast Heading Toward France

7/8/1943, R.A.F. Bombers Plaster Cologne Industrial Targets in Heavy Night Attack; Nine British Bombers Missing

Map, Cologne Germany, Google

7/8/1943, My Day, By Eleanor Roosevelt; Mrs. Morgenthau Not Out of Hospital Yet, New Neighbors, Women in Industry

7/8/1943, R.A.F. Bombing of Germany's Moehne Dam Flooded Vital Industrial Valley, 3,000 Drowned, Floating Cadavers

Map, Möhne Reservoir, Google [7 Miles Flooded in 9 Minutes; Camp of 850 Russian POWs Drowned Within 5 Minutes]

7/8/1943, Russian Fortress at Leningrad Continues to Drain German Resources; Russians Harass Axis from Leningrad

Map, Leningrad, Google

Finns Counterattack, Red Army Retreats, Intense Cold Finn Ally, Leningrad Hospitals Overcrowded, 12/23/1939

Map, Finland, Winter War, Emerson Kent

Finns Turn Back Russian Assault Troops on Frozen Lakes, Leningrad Schools Provide Space for Wounded, 1/4/1940

Germans Accelerate Efforts to Overwhelm Leningrad, 7/11/1941

Red Army Defenses Check German Onslaught Toward Leningrad, 8/25/1941

Big Tank Battle Raging Along Approaches to Leningrad; Red Army Stemming German Thrusts, 8/26/1941

Russo-German War, Eight Battles Raging Between Two Gigantic War Machines, Leningrad Still Holding Out, 9/13/1941

New German Offensive Against Moscow, Russian Resistance Determined; Leningrad Attacks Slacken, 10/8/1941

7/8/1943, Inflationary Gap Did Not Develop Due to Large Inventory of Civilian Goods Left Over from 1941

7/8/1943, Bootlegging & Moonshining on the Increase Due to Dwindling Wartime Liquor Supplies

7/8/1943, International League Standings, Toronto 50-33; Newark 41-35; Baltimore 37-32; Montreal 39-38

7/8/1943, Italian Fleet in Hiding as Allied Air & Sea Power Dominate Mediterranean

7/8/1943, Heavy Rains During Grazing Season Will Improve Beef Shortage With Millions of Pounds of Grass-Fed Beef

7/8/1943, War Production Board Discloses New Fighter Aircraft Types Being Massed Produced, 7,000 Planes in May

7/8/1943, Inter-Allied Information Committee Issues Statement Accusing Nazis of Murdering Millions of Jews & Poles

7/8/1943, Hitler's Problem of Defending Fortress Europe, Part 1

7/8/1943, Hitler's Problem of Defending Fortress Europe, Part 2

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/8/1943, U.S.A.A.F. Liberators Pound Gerbini Aerodrome; R.A.F. Heavy Bombers Hit Catania Port Installations

Map; Porte di Catania, Sicily, Google

Map, Gerbini Sicily, Google

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7/8/1943, Berlin Reports Allies Massing 1,000,000 Tons of Shipping on N. Africa Coast for Leap Across Med. into Europe

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

7/8/1943, MacArthur's G.H.Q. Issues War Communique from Southwest Pacific Area [Maps Follow]

Map; Penfoei, Koepang, Timor; Google [Japanese Aerodrome at Penfoei Bombed by Medium Units in Night Raid]

Satellite View; Keaukwa Village (Approximant Location), Dutch New Guinea [Jap-Held Village Bombed]

Map, Babo, Dutch New Guinea, Google [Heavy Bombers Raid Japanese Aerodrome at Babo in Bad Weather at Dusk]

Map, Arafura Sea, Google [Jap Floatplanes & Medium Bombers Attack Small Allied Convoy Before Midday]

Map, South Pacific, Shipping Lanes, WWII, Army History

Map, Darwin Australia, Google [27 Jap Bombers Escorted by 21 Fighters Raid Darwin at Midday; Seven Japs Downed]

Flying-Boat Passengers from Singapore Horrified to Find Lights Still on in Darwin, 12/25/1941

93 Jap Bombers with Fighter Escorts Raid Darwin; War Reaches Australian Soil, 2/20/1942

Nip Bombers Raid Port Darwin; Approaches to Australia Threatened; Vast Fleet of U.S. Subs Counterattack, 3/16/1942

Jap Air Raiders Encounter Intense A.A. in Raids on Darwin & Port Moresby, 3/30/1942, Part 1

Jap Air Raiders Encounter Intense A.A. in Raids on Darwin & Port Moresby, 3/30/1942, Part 2

Map; Port Morseby, New Guinea; Google

Map, Pacific Theater, 1942, Army History

Experts Puzzled as to Sudden Violent Renewal of Jap Aerial Activity Against Darwin, 6/18/1942

Jap Bombers Hit Townsville for First Time & Stage First Night Raid on Darwin, 7/27/1942

Map, Townsville Australia, Google

Five Nights of Harassing Jap Air Raids Over Darwin in Moonlight May Be Only Night Target Practice, 7/31/1942

Heavy Losses by Allies Battling 51-Plane Jap Raid on Darwin Was Mostly Due to Bad Weather, 5/5/1943

Map, Bena Bena New Guinea, Google [Nine Jap Bombers & Three Fighters Raid Bena Bena]

Map, New Guinea Area, State Master [Bena Bena Airfield Built in '30s for Gold Mining Support]

57 Jap Planes Raid Bena Bena; Emergency Air Strip in '30s; Four Villages Nearby, 6/17/1943

Map, Labu Lagoon, New Guinea, Google [Light Bombers Strafe & Bomb Jap Installations at Labu Lagoon Near Lae]

Map, Salamaua, Shows Bobdubi, Wikipedia [Patrol Clashes Occurred in Bobdubi Ridge Area]

Map, Salamaua New Guinea, Google [Bobdubi Not Shown on Current Maps, but Was About Five Miles from Salamaua]

Aussies Occupy Bobdubi; Jap Supply Lines at Salamaua Threatened in Fluid Jungle Fighting, 5/8/1943

Aussies at Bobdubi Catch Japs in Number of Well-Planned Ambushes; Aussies Excel in Jungle Fighting, 5/11/1943

Japs Launch Determined Ground Offensive & Air Assault Against Bobdubi, 5/17/1943

Japs at Bobdubi Ridge Fight to Maintain Supply Lines to Forward Positions at Komiatum, 7/2/1943

Map, Komiatum Gap, Google [Mountains, Ravines, Jungle; Japs Suffer Heavy Casualties from Aussie Ambushes]

Map, Approximate Location of Nassau Bay, Google [Jap Bombers & Divebombers Raid Nassau Bay Area]

Mitchells & Bostons Strafe Jap Positions at Nassau Bay, Heavy Damage Caused, A.A. Light, 4/24/1943

Photo, B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Boeing

Photo, Douglas/Boston A-20 Havoc, Light Bomber, Wikipedia

Bostons & Beaufighters Strafe Japanese Supply Barges in Nassau Bay, 5/25/1943

Photo, Bristol Beaufighter, Pinterest

U.S. Landing Parties Storm Nassau Bay Beaches Unopposed at 1:a.m., 7/2/1943

Several Landing Craft Overturned in Tropical Storm During Nassau Bay Landing, but No Casualties; 7/3/1943

Fierce Local Encounters Reported at Nassau Bay, 50 Japanese Dead Counted, U.S. Losses Moderate, 7/6/1943

Map, Bougainville, Ibiblio, Hyperwar, This Map Shows Buin-Faisi (Named in MacArthur Communiques) at South of Island

Map, Ballale Island, Google [Heavy Bombers Deliver High Explosives to Jap Aerodrome on Ballale Island]

Map, Kula Gulf, Google [Naval Units Intercept & Engage Jap Force of Cruisers & Destroyers in Night Battle]

Satellite View, Bairoko Harbor, Google [Dive Bombers Attack Jap Positions at Enogai Inlet; Destroyer Strong Sunk]

Map, Approach to Bairoko, New Georgia Campaign, Shows Enogai Inlet from Kula Gulf, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

USS Strong, Destroyer History, Torpedoed During Shore Bombardment & Sunk by Shore Batteries

Map, Rendova, Google [18 Jap Bombers Attack Rendova Positions Causing Moderate Damage & Casualties]

7/8/1943, U.S. 9th Air Force Based in Middle East Drops 3,964,640 Pounds of Bombs on Enemy Targets in June

Steady Stream of Allied Bombers Pound Pantellaria Island off Sicily; Resistance Weakening, 6/12/1943

Map, Pantelleria Island, Google [Reports of Allied Landings on Pantelleria Had Not Been Officially Confirmed]

North Africa, Tuskegee Fighter Sq. Supports Pantelleria Invasion; Pilots & Ordnance Officers Listed, 6/26/1943, Part 1

North Africa, Tuskegee Fighter Sq. Supports Pantelleria Invasion; Pilots & Ordnance Officers Listed, 6/26/1943, Part 2

Map, Moton Field, Tuskegee, Alabama [Site of Primary Flight Training in WWII]

Map, Tuskegee Army Airfield, Alabama, Google [Site of Advanced Pilot Training in WWII]

Map, Tuskegee University, Alabama [U.S. Military Selected Tuskegee Institute to Train Pilots]

Industrial Training at Tuskegee, 2/20/1909

7/8/1943, U-Boats Deliver German Technicians to Japan; "Free India" Agents in Singapore Sent by Sub to India

Singapore Falls to Japs, Churchill Makes Somber Announcement, "Far-Reaching Military Defeat", 2/16/1942

Text of Churchill Speech, We Are Exposed to Assault by Warrior Race of 90,000,000 with Modern Weapons, 2/16/1942

7/8/1943, Russians Holding Against German Onslaught on Eastern Front; Kursk Salient 50 Miles Deep & 150 Miles Wide

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/8/1943, Florida's Greatest Road-Building Project, Overseas Highway to Key West, Completion Expected in December

Map, Key West Florida, Google [Key West Highway Eventually Paid for Itself by Generating Revenue & Wealth]

7/8/1943, Baseball in New York Weather-Stricken, Gates Remain Locked at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field

7/8/1943, Decreased Gains in War Production Due to Program Switches Necessitated by Battlefield Conditions

7/8/1943, Cherry Pickers Needed in Eugene Oregon, Report to Employment Office at 07:30, Pay 3¢ Per Pound

Map, Eugene, Google [Volunteer if You Can Spare a Day, Men & Women, Vital Work, Cherry Crop Must Be Saved]

7/8/1943, Fate of Sailor Still Unknown, Leo Young of Eugene Was Aboard U.S. Cruiser Helena Sunk in Kula Gulf

7/8/1943; Rep. Ellsworth (R-Ore) Blames Shortages in Beef & Food on Countless Controls, Directives, & Regulations

7/8/1943, Cincinnati Splits at Boston, Riddle (9ip,1r,3h) Wins Opener for Reds, Salvo (9ip,2r,5h) Wins for Braves

7/8/1943, Baseball Standings, Cards 44-24; Yanks 39-29; Milwaukee 39-25; Toronto 50-33; L.A. 59-23; Scranton 44-14

7/8/1943, Pirates Begin Tough Grind, Five-Game Series in Brooklyn, All Star Break, Six Games at Home with Cardinals

7/8/1943, Pittsburgh Draft Board No. 5 & Allegheny Board No. 19 Furnish Selectees Inducted Locally Wednesday

7/8/1943, Promotions-Transfers, Carolyn Mae Orehovic Completes Reserve Marine Corp Basic Training & Activated

7/8/1943, Allegheny County Boards Nos. 8 & 10 Furnish Selectees Inducted into Armed Services at Greensburg

Map, Greensburg Pennsylvania, Google

7/8/1943, Ninety-Seven Pittsburgh Youths Enlist in U.S.A.A.F. & Are en Route to Greensboro N.C. for Cadet Training

Map, Greensboro North Carolina, Google

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July 8, 1943

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7/8/1943, Germans Attack with Energy on Eastern Front All-Day Tuesday, Russians Cede Little Against Heavy Tanks

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent [Germans Attacking with 300-400 Tanks at a Time]

7/8/1943, Russian Infantry Cuts Off German Troops Following-Up Panzer Penetrations, German Casualties Heavy

7/8/1943, British Expedition thru N. Burma Treks 1,000 Miles Behind Jap Lines, British Troops Supplied by Air

Map, Burma, Google

British Authorities in Burma Arrest Various Japanese Agitators for Subversive Activities, 8/7/1940

Burma Road, One Can Hire a Car & Follow Supply Convoys to China, Many Cliffs, Narrow Roads, 11/2/1940

Map, Burma Road, CBI Theater

Photo, Burma Road, Media Defense [Click to Enlarge]

Japs to Decide on War or Peace Soon; Burma Road Vital, 289 Bridges; Landslides, Floods; 11/29/1941, Part 1

Japs to Decide on War or Peace Soon; Burma Road Vital, 289 Bridges; Landslides, Floods; 11/29/1941, Part 2

Japs to Decide on War or Peace Soon; Burma Road Vital, 289 Bridges; Landslides, Floods; 11/29/1941, Part 3

Aerial Bombings Cannot Stop Traffic Along Burma Road, Japs Must Push thru on Ground to Cut Off Highway, 1/31/1942

Japanese Announce Unconditional Surrender of Singapore, Brits Resist Three Jap Columns in Burma, 2/20/1942

Map, Singapore, Google

Tokyo Announces Occupation of Rangoon, Heavy Fighting in Burma, Japs Invade Java, 3/12/1942, Part 1

Tokyo Announces Occupation of Rangoon, Heavy Fighting in Burma, Japs Invade Java, 3/12/1942, Part 2

Tokyo Announces Occupation of Rangoon, Heavy Fighting in Burma, Japs Invade Java, 3/12/1942, Part 3

Tokyo Announces Occupation of Rangoon, Heavy Fighting in Burma, Japs Invade Java, 3/12/1942, Part 4

Map, Rangoon Burma, Google

Map, Java, Google

3,000 Refugees a Day Pouring into Calcutta After Escaping Japs in Burma, 4/13/1942

Map, Calcutta India, Google

All-India Committee Accuses Evacuation Officials of Leaving Indians Uncared for in Burma & Malaya, 4/29/1942, Part 1

All-India Committee Accuses Evacuation Officials of Leaving Indians Uncared for in Burma & Malaya, 4/29/1942, Part 2

Maps, Malaya, Emerson Kent

Battle for Burma Takes Grave Turn for British; Japs Threaten Burma Road, 4/29/1942

Map, Japanese Invasion Routes thru Burma, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Japs Capture Mandalay; British, Indians, & Chinese Retreat; Japs Advance Along Burma Road; 5/7/1942

Map, Mandalay Burma, Google

British Forces Retreating from Japanese Believed to Be at Indian Frontier in Burma, 5/25/1942

Mountains at Indian-Burma Frontier Block Japs; Rainy Season Soon; British: We'll Be Back, 5/28/1942, Part 1

Mountains at Indian-Burma Frontier Block Japs; Rainy Season Soon; British: We'll Be Back, 5/28/1942, Part 2

Map, Eastern India & Northern Burma, 1942, Emerson Kent

Japanese Invaders Bring Chaos & Confusion to Burma's Civilian Population, 6/9/1942

Story of Burma Campaign from Diary of Dead Jap Officer; Dec. 16: Requisitioned Indians as Coolies, Etc., 6/10/1942

Map, Pacific Theater, 1942, Army History [Click to Enlarge]

Campaign to Recapture Burma Could Prove Costly, Strategic Necessity Questioned, 12/10/1942

Newsmap, R.A.F. Hammers Jap Airfields in Burma, Allies Want to Reopen Famous Burma Road, 1/9/1943

Newsmap, British & Indians Retreat in Burma, 5/1/1943

7/8/1943, U.S. Army Finds It Best to Prep Tanks at Depots After Mass Production (Spare Parts with Tank, Not Separate)

7/8/1943, Allied Landings at Nassau Bay & New Georgia Take Japanese by Surprise; Japs Solving Supply Problems

Map, Salamaua (Shows Nassau Bay at Bottom Right), Wikipedia

Map, Approximate Location of Nassau Bay, Google

7/8/1943, Nazi Onslaught in Russia; Tojo in Singapore; Berlin Denies Nervous Breakdowns by Hitler & Goering

Map, Singapore, On the World Map

Tojo Speech, Japan Must Establish East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere During Time of World Upheaval, 11/1/1941

Tojo Issues Peace Demands, No Interference in China, No Economic Blockade, No Encirclement, 11/22/1941

U.S.-Japanese Talks Reach Critical Stage; Tojo, "No Retreat from Japan's Immutable Policies"; 11/29/1941

Japanese Fleet Led by Cruisers & Aircraft Carriers Near British North Borneo, Tojo Summons Cabinet, 12/6/1941

Map, Borneo, Google

Japanese Bombers Raid Hawaii, Serious Damage; Tojo Announces by Radio Declaration of War; 12/9/1941

Japs Bomb Pearl Harbor, Many Ships Sunk; Tojo Holds Cabinet Meeting; Gunfire Reported at Singapore; 12/9/1941

Jap Attacks Set Pacific Aflame; Hawaii, Singapore, Hong Kong, Guam Bombed; 104 Army Dead in Hawaii; 12/9/1941

Map, Pearl Harbor Hawaii, Google

Map, Hong Kong, Google

Satellite View, Guam, Google

Tojo Addresses Japanese Diet, Japan Will Show No Mercy in Crushing Resistance to Securing Strategic Bases, 1/23/1942

Tojo Speech, Axis Winning Worldwide, Australia Must Change Attitude, India Confronted, 3/14/1942

Tojo in Manila Gives Pep Talk on Radio to 400,000 Filipinos on Anniversary of Fall of Corregidor, 5/6/1943

Map; Corregidor Island, P.I.; Google

Corregidor Surrenders Unconditionally to Japs, Radio Silent, U.S.A. Mourns Loss 0f 42,000 Troops, 5/13/1942

7/8/1943; White House Soldier-Guard Accidently Fires Riot Gun, Hole in Wall, Leaves Bullet in Chamber While Cleaning

7/8/1943, Tunis Radio Monitors Clandestine Radio Broadcasts from Italy Urging Overthrow of Mussolini

Map, Tunis Tunisia, Google

7/8/1943, President Batista of Cuba Appoints First Communist Cabinet Member After Agitation by Peasants & Workers

Map, Cuba, Google

7/8/1943, Wally Moses Steals Home in 14th to Defeat Red Sox 3-2 in Chicago; White Sox' Humphries (14ip,8h) Wins

7/8/1943, Baseball Standings [Boxscore Correction: Humphries 4 Walks; Fox, Kolloway, & Tucker Sacrifice Bunts]

7/8/1943, Boxscore, Baseball Reference [Red Sox 42outs+2r+10LOB=54pa; Chicago 41outs+3r+15LOB=59pa]

7/8/1943, Chicago White Sox Running Wild, Wally Moses Steals Home for Second Time this Season, Sox Have 72 Steals

7/8/1943, Juke Box Tax Law Ruled Unconstitutional by Oklahoma City Judge, State Tax Commission to Appeal

Map, Oklahoma City, Google [Juke Box Tax Act at 10% Gross Was Expected to Generate $150,000 Annually]

7/8/1943, Federal Land Bank of Wichita Sells 1,419 Farms in First Six Month's of '43 for More than $5,400,000

Map, Wichita Kansas, Google

7/8/1943, Average Weekly Earnings for Factory Workers Increase from $35.10 in April '42 to $42.48 in April '43

7/8/1943, Polish P.M. Gen. Sikorski Killed in Liberator Crash off Gibraltar; Only One of 17 Onboard Survived

7/8/1943, Detachment of Polish Troops Form Guard of Honor for Gen. Sikorski Lying in State in Gibraltar

Map, Gibraltar, Google [Sikorski Headed Polish Gov't in Exile Based in London; His Daughter Also Died in Crash]

7/8/1943, Strong Formations of Liberators & Fortresses Sweep Network of Enemy Airfields in Sicily; Axis A.A. Fierce

Map, Sicily, Google

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July 8, 1943

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7/8/1943, A.P. Gives Fuller Details of Monday's Kursk-Orel Battle, Artillery 04:30, Planes & Tanks Follow at 05:20

Maps, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/8/1943, Charging 60-Ton "Tiger" Tanks Belching Flame from 88mm Cannons Zigzag in Face of Russian Point-Blank Fire

Illustrations, Types of German Tanks, Pinimg Media Cache

7/8/1943, German Infantrymen Cutoff from Tanks & Pinned Down at Kursk Salient, Russians Carry Battle into Night

7/8/1943; Contrasting Communiques from Eastern Front; Soviets Straightforward, Prompt, & Confident; Germans Vague

7/8/1943, Great Battle of Belgorod-Orel Intensity Increasing; First Time German Offensive Checked at this Early Stage

7/8/1943, Germans Troops Supported by Luftwaffe Break into Strong Soviet Concentrations at Belgorod & Orel

Photo, German Stuka Divebomber, Civil War Talk

Photo, Stuka Divebomber on Taxiway, Pinimg Media Cache

Photo, Soviet Divebomber at Museum, Wordpress

7/8/1943, German Commentators Begin Speculating on Russian Reserves; Mobile Field Guns Accompany German Tanks

7/8/1943, German Field Marshal von Kluge's Powerful Blow on Eastern Front Reaches Third Day, Red Army Still Holding

7/8/1943, Soviet Forces in Kursk-Belgorod-Orel Area Continue to Fight Stubborn Engagements, Fierce Battles Raging

7/8/1943, Thousands of Planes & Tanks Engaged in Heavy Fighting at Kursk Salient; Red Army Stalls German Pincers

7/8/1943, U.S. Troops Now Pressuring Pockets of Japs Scattered in No-Man's Land & Hills North of Mubo New Guinea

Map, Shows Mubo New Guinea (12 Miles S.S.W. of Salamaua), Army History

Satellite View, Mubo Approx. Location [Japanese (Harassed by Aussies) Retreated to Hills North of Mubo in March]

7/8/1943, Tokyo Radio Reports Violent Fighting Progressing on All Parts of New Georgia Island

Map, New Georgia, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Allied Landings in New Georgia, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/8/1943, Continuous Aerial Bombardment & U.S. Artillery Fire from Rendova Neutralizes Japanese Airfield at Munda

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google

7/8/1943, Deadly Aerial Dogfights Over Darwin Described; Jap Bomber Strafed & Falls Out of Formation in Flames

Map, Darwin Australia, Google [One Aussie Jumped by Jap at 30,000, Wings Shot Up, Dove to 7,000, Landed Safely]

7/8/1943, Australia (as Trustee of British Civilization in Pacific) Recognizes War's Global Nature by Fighting Worldwide

7/8/1943, Eighty-Two U.S. Bombers & 276 British Bombers Lost During June in Operations Over N. Europe & Germany

7/8/1943, Tokyo Radio Announces Three-Year Air Cadet Training to Be Halved; Boys 14 Now Accepted in Army

7/8/1943, Recent Race Riots in U.S., 40 Killed, Detroit Placed Under Martial Law, Seeds of Inter-Racial Conflict Ripe

Map, Detroit, Google

7/8/1943, F.D.R. May Be Steering Away from V.P. Wallace in '44 Under Pressure from Anti-"New Deal" Dixie Democrats

7/8/1943, British War Expenditures Already Twice 1914-18 Total; Taxation in '42 Took 40% of All Private Income

British Budget, £4,000,000 Surplus, 4/30/1898, Part 1

British Budget, £4,000,000 Surplus, 4/30/1898, Part 2

7/8/1943, Rich Oilfields Discovered in Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan; Great Quantities, Quality Suitable for Octane

Map, Azerbaijan, Google

Azerbaijan, Pearl of Persia, Picturesque, Mountains, Valleys, Flowing Water, Rich Volcanic Soil, 11/2/1918

Map, Persian Empire, 490 B.C., Emerson Kent

Map, Persian Empire, 500 B.C., Pinimg Media Cache

7/8/1943; Map; Chinese Announce Opening of Supply Route Through Iran, Turkestan, & Along Trans-Siberian Railway

Map, Trans-Siberian Railroad in the Early 20th Century, Frontiers

Trans-Siberian Railway, 3,375 Miles Laid Down by 1900, Numerous Rivers, 11/23/1901

Map, Region of Turkestan, Wikipedia

Turkestan Under Bolshevism, 4/4/1940

Map, Iran, Google

Occupation of Iran Underway by British & Russians; Oil Installations Seized, 8/27/1941

Russia & Britain Explain Occupation of Iran as Safeguard Against German Agents, 8/27/1941

Churchill Updates House of Commons on War Situation; British Opening Route to Russia Through Iran, 9/11/1941

Constitutional Monarchy Adopted in Iran; Russian & British Mechanized Forces Surround Teheran, 9/19/1941

7/8/1943, Corporal Donald Merle Thompson of Jay Killed in Action on June 23 Somewhere in Pacific, Visited Home 8/42

Map; Jay, Maine; Google [Thompson Joined Service 3/41, Deployed Overseas 10/42]

7/8/1943, Maine's New Laws, Women Now Allowed to Work 10 Hours Daily & 54 Hours Weekly, Sunday Bowling Now Ok

Map, Maine U.S.A., Google

7/8/1943, Chet Laabs Goes on Sensational Home Run Surge; Brownie Outfielder Drives Five Circuit Clouts in Six Games

7/8/1943, Boxscore, Red Sox at Chicago, Humphries (14ip,8h,4w,2k) Goes Distance in 3-2 White Sox Victory

7/8/1943, Baseball Standings, Cardinals 44-24; Milwaukee 39-25; Toronto 50-33; Brooklyn 44-32; Yankees 39-29

7/8/1943, Relentless Allied Air Assault Against Sicily & Sardinia Continues into Fifth Consecutive Day

Map, Sardinia, Google

Map, Sicily, Google

7/8/1943, Berlin Radio Reports Allied Fleet in Med. & Massing Troops in Africa Indicate Invasion of Europe Imminent

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

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7/8/1943, Activities in Cairo Support Story of Coming Assault; Evidence of Military & Naval Activity in Med. Theater

Map, Cairo Egypt, Google [Move on Sicily? Cairo Seething with Disinformation Designed to Mislead Axis Agents]

7/8/1943, Foreign Trade of Sweden, Exports in '42 Valued at £77,235,000; Imports Totaled £104,117,000

Map, Sweden, Google [Exports Equaled 1,313 Million Kroner (£77,235,000); Imports Equaled 1,770 Million Kroner]

7/8/1943, Fake News Asking German Troops in Norway Not to Desert to Sweden Causes Sensation in Scandinavia

Norway Declares Independence from Sweden, 6/8/1905

Autonomous Norway & Sweden Were United in King & Foreign Policy, 6/9/1905

Union of Sweden & Norway Dissolved, 6/10/1905

Prince Charles of Denmark Becomes King Charles of Norway, 11/25/1905

Soviets Blame Allies for Hitler's Invasion of Norway; Finnish War Pretext for Anglo-French Intervention, 4/11/1940

7/8/1943, British Admiralty & Air Ministry Reveal 400 Enemy Ships Sunk or Damaged by Mines Since Start of War

7/8/1943, Sea Power Binds Jap Conquests; Allies Now Attacking Outer Rim of Empire; Supply Problems for Both Sides

Imperial Japanese Navy Page, Nihon Kaigun

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/8/1943, R.A.F. Successfully Attacks 150 Enemy Trains in Europe During June; 120 Locomotives Put Out of Action

7/8/1943, Nazi Press Describes Last Mass Deportation of Dutch Jews to Poland, Tears Shed by Christian Friends

7/8/1943, Soviet Workers Now Producing Ten Times More Manganese Ore than at Start of War

Manganese Ore; Vital for Steel Industry; Eventual Scramble to Secure Reserves Likely, 9/28/1927

7/8/1943, Soviets & Japanese Meet in Moscow to Discuss Jap Troop Concentrations in Far East Along Siberian Border

Map, Japanese Positions on Mainland Asia, 1943, Mapiledelivers

7/8/1943, N.Y. Giants' Manager Mel Ott (MLB HR Leader) Doesn't Believe He Should Have Been Picked for All Star Game

7/8/1943, Secondbaseman Bobby Doerr (Last Error 5/20) of Boston Red Sox Breaks Oscar Melillo's Fielding Record

7/8/1943; Baseball Standings; 2.5 Games Separate Detroit, Washington, Chicago, Boston & Cleveland in A.L.

7/8/1943; Early Ball Scores; Reds Stop Phillies 7-5 in Opener of Doubleheader, 27 Hits; Reynolds & Sundra Win in A.L.

7/8/1943, Four Hundred U.S. Engineers Begin Returning Home After 13 Months of Dock & Road Building in Iraq & Persia

Map, Russian Aid Routes thru Persia, Army History

Map, Iran in WWII, Army History

7/8/1943, Help Wanted, Alaskan Road Builders, Rugged Country, Men & Women with Physical Strength Needed

7/8/1943, U.S. Marine West of Connersville Robbed at Gunpoint of Auto, $50, & Rail Ticket to S.C., Car Found Later

Map, Connersville Indiana, Google

7/8/1943, Torpedoed Destroyer U.S.S. Strong Crewman Benjamin Smith Leonard of Lexington Missing in Action, Part 1

7/8/1943, Torpedoed Destroyer U.S.S. Strong Crewman Benjamin Smith Leonard of Lexington Missing in Action, Part 2

Map; Lexington, North Carolina; Google [Leonard's Parents Had Just Received Batch of Letters]

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands; Google [U.S.S. Strong Sunk in Kula Gulf while Shelling Japanese Shore Positions]

7/8/1943, New Soldiers Leave Lexington N.C. for Ft. Jackson; Bus at 10:55 Allows Selectees to Sleep in One Last Time

Map; Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Google [Relatives & Friends Bid Farwell to Selectees; Cheery Words, Few Tears]

7/8/1943, Possemen with Bloodhounds Track Down Robber of Bank in Hulbert; First Bank Heist in Oklahoma Since '41

Map, Hulbert Oklahoma, Google [Bank Robberies in Oklahoma Peaked in 1932 with 62]

7/8/1943, U.S. Army Service Ordnance Dept. Explains Types of Big Guns Available to Crack Hitler's Fortress Europe

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia [155mm Howitzer on Mobile Carriage Most Popular, Towed by Truck]

Photo, 155mm Towable Howitzer, Wikipedia

7/8/1943, Draft Classifications Add Letter "H" for Men Over 38; Man with Child Now 3-A-H; Complete List of Classes

7/8/1943; Fresh German Reserves Push thru Smoke, Wreaked Machines, & Dead to Bolster Kursk Offensive, Part 1

7/8/1943; Fresh German Reserves Push thru Smoke, Wreaked Machines, & Dead to Bolster Kursk Offensive, Part 2

Maps, Eastern Front, 1943, Emerson Kent [Soviets Warn Against Underestimating Powerful German War Machine]

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7/8/1943, U.S. Troops Land Six Miles from Japanese Base at Munda; Jap Defenses Weakened by Kula Gulf Losses

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google [U.S. Forces Landed Monday; Kula Gulf Battle Raged Tuesday Before Dawn]

7/8/1943, Allied Air Fleets Smash Axis Defenses Along Invasion Routes to Italy; 19 Waves of Bombers Pulverize Gerbini

Map, Sicily, Google [Fighter Opposition Continued on Reduced Scale, Ten Axis Planes Shot Down]

Map, Sicily, Emerson Kent

7/8/1943, War Department Orders New Wing Insignia for All Army Planes, Better Identification at Distance

Old Wing Insignias, Bowers

Wing Insignias, War Thunder

7/8/1943, Chinese Troops Drive Japanese from Mengting (Yunnan Province/Burma Border Town)

Map, Mengting China, Google

Japanese Unit of 1,000 Strong Moves East from Kunlung & Attacks Mengting, 3/1/1943

Map, Kunlung Burma, Google

Chinese Counterattack Japanese Troops East of Mengting, 3/8/1943

(Weekly Review) Japanese Troops Reach Mengting, Japs Seeking to Penetrate Eastward on Burma Road, 3/11/1943

Chinese Inflict Heavy Losses on Japanese Troops Near Mengting, 3/11/1943

Japan Bogged Down in China, 4/10/1943, Part 1

Japan Bogged Down in China, 4/10/1943, Part 2

Map, China, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, China, Shows Territory Seized by Japan Prior to July 1937 & Further Drives in 1937, Emerson Kent

Map, China, Japanese Occupation, 1940, Learnnc

Map, China, Japanese Conquests, 1943, Mapiledelivres

Map, India to China Transportation Routes 1942-1943, Also Shows Japanese Occupation of Burma, Texas U.

7/8/1943; French Gen. Giraud Meets with F.D.R., Later Gets Word His Daughter & Grandkids Are Nazi Hostages; Part 1

7/8/1943; French Gen. Giraud Meets with F.D.R., Later Gets Word His Daughter & Grandkids Are Nazi Hostages; Part 2

7/8/1943, Ogden Utah Parking Meter Revenue Increases by $6,521; City Orders Five Radios for Police Cruisers

7/8/1943, Comparison of Prices Received by Farmers After 18 Months in this & Last War Reflect War-Boom Influences

7/8/1943, Deseret Chemical Warfare (& Ammunition Storage) Depot Grand-Opening Ceremonies Begin Sunday at 11am

Map, Tooele Utah, Google [Depot Was Located 17 Miles from Tooele; Utah Also Known as Deseret Originally]

7/8/1943, War Department Issues Bomber Boxscore of 8th Air Force's 68 Daylight Missions Against Axis Europe

7/8/1943, U.S. Preparing to Feed Liberated Europe Upon Opening of New Fronts; America Blessed with Plenty of Flour

7/8/1943, F.D.R. Gets Bill Authorizing Commissioner of Public Roads to Survey Need for Express Highways Across U.S.

7/8/1943, Boys Swimming at Creek Near Veedersburg Find Stolen Coupons for 12,000,000 Gallons of Gas for Trucks

Map, Veedersburg Indiana, Google

7/8/1943, Shortage of Railroad Cars in Western Kansas Delays Wheat Distribution; Truckers Wait Overnight to Unload

Map, Kansas, Google

7/8/1943, Only 981 of 6,208 Internees of Japanese Relocation Camp at Topez Refuse to Disavow Allegiance to Hirohito

Map, Topez Utah, Google [War Relocation Authority Attempting to Find Jobs & Homes In Salt Lake City for Internees]

Map; Salt Lake City, Utah; Google

Map, WWII American-Japanese Internment Camps, Wikipedia

Russian Decree Orders Speedy Resettlement of Volga Germans to Siberia, Loyalty in Question, 9/9/1941

Map, Volga Region, Blogspot

Map, Siberia, Geocurrents

Leningrad Defenders Stall German Onslaught, Terrific Slaughter; Volga Germans Ordered to Siberia; 9/9/1941

Map, Leningrad, Google

7/8/1943, Farmers Receiving Better Prices for Produce; Hay from $10 per Ton in June '42 to $19 per Ton in June '43

7/8/1943, Jack Benny to Visit Russia Before Returning from His Jaunt of Entertaining Our Boys Overseas

7/8/1943; St. Louis Cardinals Manager Billy Southworth Doesn't Worry About Baseball; Son Flies Missions Over Germany

7/8/1943, Heavy Turnout in South Africa Vote, Opposition Wants Out of War & End of British Connection

7/8/1943, Political Cartoon, Axis Fortress

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/8/1943, Navy Pilot Killed in Crash Near Astoria; Aircraft Lost Control While Towing Target for Gunnery Practice

Map, Astoria Oregon, Google

Map, Jacksonville Illinois, Google [Pilot Killed in Astoria Identified as Ensign George Harber of Jacksonville Illinois]

7/8/1943, Germans Employ Massed Tanks in Numbers Never Seen in Attacks from Two Directions on Kursk Salient

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/8/1943, Eastern Front's Fieriest Fighting Centers on Belgorod Sector; Towns & Hills Change Hands Several Times

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