9 October 1943
End of Novorossiisk-Taman Offensive. Soviet North Caucasus Front pushes last Germans out of the Caucasus. Kuban peninsula now in Soviet hands
War in the Air
Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 113: 115 aircraft sent to attack industrial areas at Anklam, 100 to attack industrial areas at Marienburg, 51 to attack the U-boat yard and port area at Danzig and 112 to attack the port area at Gdynia. 28 aircraft lost.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 9 October 1943, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1943_10_09.html