Live tweets from 1943

Live tweets from 1943

@RealTimeWWII

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I livetweet the Second World War as it happened on this date in 1943 & for 3 years to come (2nd time around). Created by Alwyn Collinson, realtimewwii@gmail.com

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Joined on August 29, 2011
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SS officer Hans Dehmke dies leading an assault on the Jewish resistance “bunker” in Muranów Square: he was readying a grenade to hurl into building, when a lucky shot from one defender detonated it in his hand.

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In Muranów Square, Warsaw, Jewish Fighting Agency (ŻZW) have fortified a large building & are holding it against Nazi assaults, while blue-white Jewish & red-white Polish flags fly defiantly from the roof. https://t.co/8yYyR9lCMM

In Muranów Square, Warsaw, Jewish Fighting Agency (ŻZW) have fortified a large building & are holding it against Nazi assaults, while blue-white Jewish & red-white Polish flags fly defiantly from the roof. https://t.co/8yYyR9lCMM

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Jewish resistance fighters in the Warsaw ghetto are fighting against Nazis, with a few weapons smuggled in with help of Polish Underground Army. Furious Germans are burning down the ghetto, razing resisting houses & killing the Jews defending them. https://t.co/PGNpBlvmmH

Jewish resistance fighters in the Warsaw ghetto are fighting against Nazis, with a few weapons smuggled in with help of Polish Underground Army. Furious Germans are burning down the ghetto, razing resisting houses & killing the Jews defending them. https://t.co/PGNpBlvmmH

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Belgian resistance fighters have stopped a train full of Jewish prisoners bound for Auschwitz from Mechelen internment camp, freeing 233 prisoners headed for the gas chambers. Three Belgian students have enabled the only mass escape from a Holocaust train.

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Japanese government, fearful at loss of morale, is concealing Admiral Yamamoto's death- USA is celebrating success of Operation Vengeance. https://t.co/xMV6sYQUrE

Japanese government, fearful at loss of morale, is concealing Admiral Yamamoto's death- USA is celebrating success of Operation Vengeance. https://t.co/xMV6sYQUrE

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The Warsaw Ghetto uprising has begun: after SS & their auxiliaries marched in to "liquidate" ghetto on eve of Passover, Jewish resistance fighters have forced them back. Fighting with a few guns & homemade petrol bombs, Jews have stopped Nazis in their tracks, wounding 59 of them https://t.co/mFnBjWfq93

The Warsaw Ghetto uprising has begun: after SS & their auxiliaries marched in to "liquidate" ghetto on eve of Passover, Jewish resistance fighters have forced them back. Fighting with a few guns & homemade petrol bombs, Jews have stopped Nazis in their tracks, wounding 59 of them https://t.co/mFnBjWfq93

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Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the attack on Pearl Harbor, is dead: shot down by US fighter planes in "Operation Vengeance" after American cryptanalysts cracked Japanese top-secret codes revealing his location. https://t.co/4u9I28uiHB

Admiral Yamamoto, the architect of the attack on Pearl Harbor, is dead: shot down by US fighter planes in "Operation Vengeance" after American cryptanalysts cracked Japanese top-secret codes revealing his location. https://t.co/4u9I28uiHB

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Using Japanese "Magic" codes cracked by US Naval Intelligence, Americans have a copy of Yamamoto’s itinerary. US fighters plan to ambush Admiral’s plane as he visits Japanese troops in Solomon Islands.

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US Military have launched Operation Vengeance: a secret mission to kill Admiral Yamamoto, planner of Pearl Harbor, during his tour of Japanese positions in the Pacific. https://t.co/KDSAmNvNMT

US Military have launched Operation Vengeance: a secret mission to kill Admiral Yamamoto, planner of Pearl Harbor, during his tour of Japanese positions in the Pacific. https://t.co/KDSAmNvNMT

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Tuvia Borzykowski, a member of the Jewish Fighting Organization, in Łódź: “The rabbi reading the Haggadah… was punctuated by explosions & rattling of machine-guns; the faces of the family around the table were lit by the red light from the burning buildings nearby.”

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A collaborator tells Jews of Łódź: “The ghetto is surrounded – with Ukrainians. Tonight will not be a good night.” Resistance fighters take possessions, food & a few weapons to secretly prepared bunkers, ready to hold out against Nazis.

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In the Łódź ghetto, German-occupied Poland, captive Jews bake matzo bread to celebrate the festival of Passover: in secret, using flour carefully hoarded over starving weeks. A German army waits in the city, ready to empty the ghetto & send its inhabitants to their deaths. https://t.co/WGTlb3DXSx

In the Łódź ghetto, German-occupied Poland, captive Jews bake matzo bread to celebrate the festival of Passover: in secret, using flour carefully hoarded over starving weeks. A German army waits in the city, ready to empty the ghetto & send its inhabitants to their deaths. https://t.co/WGTlb3DXSx

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Jewish festival of Passover begins tomorrow; Nazi SS have decided to destroy the Jewish ghetto in German-occupied Warsaw & send surviving inhabitants to concentration camps.

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Luftwaffe dive bombers have raided North African port of Algiers, demolishing an orphanage run by Catholic nuns. Fifteen Sisters are dead- they stayed in the  to pray while others led 60 orphans to an air-raid shelter. https://t.co/PqsP0eZwDz https://t.co/3d1NcHXUUR

Luftwaffe dive bombers have raided North African port of Algiers, demolishing an orphanage run by Catholic nuns. Fifteen Sisters are dead- they stayed in the to pray while others led 60 orphans to an air-raid shelter. https://t.co/PqsP0eZwDz https://t.co/3d1NcHXUUR

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Admiral Miklós Horthy, Regent of Hungary, has refused a personal request from Hitler to deport 800,000 Hungarian Jews to Nazi concentration camps- declaring that despite Axis alliance, Hungary will not surrender its citizens. https://t.co/Ff4pRRmMtJ

Admiral Miklós Horthy, Regent of Hungary, has refused a personal request from Hitler to deport 800,000 Hungarian Jews to Nazi concentration camps- declaring that despite Axis alliance, Hungary will not surrender its citizens. https://t.co/Ff4pRRmMtJ

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Goebbel's diary: "We sent neutral journalists & Polish intellectuals to the spot where they [the Polish bodies] were found. Their reports now reaching us from ahead are gruesome... We shall be able to live on it for a couple of weeks.”

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German minister Goebbels is delighted by discovery of mass graves of Poles murdered by Poles in Katyn Forest; gloats at creating "anti-Bolshevik propaganda on a grand style."

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Nazis occupiers of France announce evacuation of all children & non-working civilians in Atlantic ports of Le Havre, Dieppe, Cherbourg, St Malo & Brest, fleeing increasingly heavy Allied bombing.

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