4 February 1943

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 33: 86 aircraft sent to attack industrial areas at Emden. 39 attack the target, five are lost.

War at Sea

German submarines U-187 sunk in the North Atlantic

Convoy SC 118 comes under U-boat attack

Germany

Economics Ministry orders the closure of all non-essential businesses. The chaotic Nazi structure in Germany means that the order is not very effective, as many businesses have the protection of the gauleiters.

North Africa

Advance guard of the British 8th Army enters Tunisia

New Guinea

Australian troops pursue Japanese in Wau area


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 4 February 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_02_04.html

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