8 April 1943

April 1943

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Eastern Front

Marshal Zhukov first suggests that the Germans will attack the Kursk salient. He suggests fighting a defensive battle around Kursk.

Burma

General Kawabe replaced General Iida as Japanese commander-in-chief in Burma

Guadalcanal

188 Japanese aircraft attack US positions on Guadalcanal

North Africa

US forces push Germans back in Maknassy area, while 26th Armoured Brigade attacks in Fondouk Pass


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 April 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_04_08.html

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