3 September 1943
War in the Air
Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 90: 168 aircraft sent to attack airfield at Romilly-sur-Seine, 65 to attack industrial targets at Meulan-les-Mureaux and 65 to attack industrial targets around Paris. Nine aircraft lost.
Allied troops land on the Italian mainland opposite Messina
The Allies sign an armistice with Italy, but the news is not announced
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 September 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_09_03.html