JULY thru SEPTEMBER 1943 - draft
July 5-17. Battle of Kursk – the largest tank battle in history.
July 6. Battle of Kula Gulf off Kolombangara.
Jul 10. Allied invasion of Sicily.
Aug 3 . John F. Kennedy's PT-109 is rammed by a destroyer Amagiri.
Aug 6 . Battle of Vella Gulf, 6 DD attack 4 DD of Tokyo Express to Munda, New Georgia, sink 3 DD, with troops.
Sep 5 . US parachute regiment occupies Nadzab, near Lae in NE Papua New Guinea.
Sep 6 . Churchill recommends Basic English in speech at Harvard University
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