Currently set to No Index

Diary October 4, 1943

US escort carrier 'Card'
US escort carrier ‘Card’ under way. Note that the flight decks of these carriers of the ‘Bogue’ class are completely unobstructed; even the island is sponsored out from the hull.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, October 4, 1943:

Sea War

Atlantic: Planes from US carrier Card sink ‘U-tanker’ U-460 and U-boat U-422 and damage U-264 near Azores. Passing convoy escapes attack.
Arctic – Operation Leader: Planes from USS Ranger hit 10 German ships at Bodo (North Norway). British Home Fleet provides escort.
Britain: Cunningham appointed First Sea Lord.

Occupied Territories

Corsica: End of the campaign on the island, which is now liberated.

Air War

Germany: 501 RAF bombers attacking Kassel and dropping 1,544t of bombs.

Subscribe to our newsletter with the latest reports from the war diaries and about World War I & II.

for sharing:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

WW2 Weapons
Scroll to Top