6 October 1943
Day two of a two day sea and air bombardment of Japanese positions on Wake Island
American troops land on Kolombangara Island (New Georgia)
Battle of Vella Lavella, Japanese naval victory that allows them to evacuate their last troops from Vella Lavella island.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 6 October 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_10_06.html
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