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To: r9etb; PzLdr; dfwgator; Paisan; From many - one.; rockinqsranch; 2banana; henkster; meandog; ...
Battle at Sbeitla (Middleton) – 2-3
Axis Loses 6 Ships in Mediterranean – 3-4
Soviet Line Bulges – 4
Nazis at Kharkov Caught Off Guard (Parker) – 5
The Colonel is Still Dishing It out (photo) – 5
Tokyo Cruiser Believed Sunk, Submarines Get 5 More Ships – 6
Vandegrift Tells of Marine Heroes – 6
Mme. Chiang Guest of the President (Lawrence) – 7
War News Summarized – 7
New Navy Plane Shows Its Paces (by Albert J. Gordon, first-time contributor) – 8
Calls Kilday Bill a Danger to Army – 8
Eaker Bares Plans to Intensify Raids – 9
3 Aides of Viceroy Quit over Gandhi (Matthews) – 10
Manpower Problems-IV (by Hanson W. Baldwin) – 10
Negotiations Fail in Rail Wage Case – 10
The Texts of the Day’s Communiques on the Fighting in Various War Zones – 11-12
DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast – 13-14
This One is On the House (Sports of the Times column, by Arthur Daley) - 14
4 posted on 02/18/2013 4:22:44 AM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: Homer_J_Simpson

http://www.onwar.com/chrono/1943/feb1943/f18feb43.htm

Axis forces still advancing in Tunisia
Thursday, February 18, 1943 www.onwar.com

In Tunisia... Axis forces enter Sbeitla which has been abandoned by Allied forces. The Axis debate over following up this successful offensive continues.

From Washington... The new American 6th Army, commanded by General Krueger, become operational in the southwest Pacific.

In the Aleutian Islands... A US Task Group (Admiral McMorris) with 2 cruisers and 4 destroyers bombards Japanese positions on Attu Island.


6 posted on 02/18/2013 4:25:32 AM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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