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1943 - Britain began Operation Chastise. The plan was to bomb key dams in order to flood the Ruhr region of Germany. 1,268 people were killed including 700 Russian slave laborers.

1943 - Germany began Operation Gypsy Baron. The offensive was against partisan resistance fighters who controlled areas of swampland, forest and mountain ranges and were still fighting German invaders on the Russian front.

1943 - Germany put down the Warsaw ghetto revolt. The Jewish revold had begun on April 19.

World War II Quotes

"Soldiers of the Reich! This day you are to take part in an offensive of such importance that the whole future of the war may depend on its outcome."
Adolf Hitler - July 5, 1943

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