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To: r9etb; PzLdr; dfwgator; Paisan; From many - one.; rockinqsranch; 2banana; henkster; meandog; ...
South Shore Freed – 2-3
New Giraud Moves Backed by Envoys (Middleton) – 3
British Check Foe in Tunisian Hills (Kluckhohn) – 4
War News Summarized – 4
Pincers is Set on Japanese as Force Seizes Island Tip – 5
Germany’s Casualties (Baldwin) – 6
The Texts of the Day’s Communiques on Fighting in Various Zones – 7-8
4 posted on 02/08/2013 5:17:56 AM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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http://www.onwar.com/chrono/1943/feb1943/f08feb43.htm

First Chindit Raiding Expedition in Burma
Monday, February 8, 1943 www.onwar.com

General Wingate, commander of the Chindit forces [photo at link]

In Burma... The first Chindit raiding expedition sets out from Imphal for Tamu. The force is formally the 77th Indian Brigade under the command of General Wingate.

On the Eastern Front... Soviet forces capture Kursk.

In the Solomon Islands... The last 2000 Japanese troops are evacuated by 18 destroyers.


6 posted on 02/08/2013 5:20:35 AM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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