3 January 1943

January 1943

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Eastern Front

German Army Group A begins to retreat from the Caucasus, retaining a foothold on the Taman peninsula and around Novorossiisk.

War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 28: 85 aircraft sent to bomb St. Nazaire U-Boat base. Seven aircraft lost.

North Africa

French troops are forced to retreat from Fondouk Pass

Storm damages the port of Benghazi, restricting Montgomery's supply lines.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 January 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_01_03.html

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