APRIL 1943 - draft
Apr 14. Yamamoto shot down by P-38's.
Mar-Oct. Resettlement allowed by relocated enemy aliens. 15,000 loyal Japanese resettle in Midwest.
May 9-12.Japanese massacre of Changjiao, Hunan, China
May 11. American troops invade Attu in the Aleutian Islands.
May 12. The Trident Conference begins in Washington, D.C.
May 13. Afrika Korps and Italian troops in North Africa surrender.
May 14. Australian hospital ship Centaur (AH-47) is sunk off the coast of Queensland by Japanese submarine I-177.
May 16. Dambuster Raids by RAF 617 Sqdn on German dams.
May 16. Warsaw Ghetto uprising ends.
Jun 21. New Georgia, Solomons
Jun 24. Magnetic detonator disabled on submarine torpedoes (except SW Pac).
Jun 30. Marines land on Rendova (New Georgia, 170 miles NW of Guadalcanal).
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