5 January 1943

January 1943

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North Africa

General Mark Clark is appointed to command the US 5th Army

War in the Air

Maiden flight of the first production version of the Fairey Firefly F1

War at Sea

The Ruler class escort carrier HMS Ranee is laid down in the US as USS USS Niantic (CVE-46)


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 5 January 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_01_05.html

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