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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1943.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1943: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1943?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1943 German occupiers of Norway make Vidkun Quisling premier.
  • 02 Feb 1943 Battle of Stalingrad ends with final surrender of the German army
  • 03 Feb 1943 4 chaplains drown after giving up their life jackets to others
  • 05 Feb 1943 Amsterdam resistance group CS-6 shoots German General Seyffardt.
  • 06 Feb 1943 RKO Radio Pictures releases Disney's animated feature film Saludos Amigos to theaters in the USA. It includes the animated short films: Lake Titicaca (with Donald Duck), Pedro, El Gaucho Goofy (with Goofy), and Aquarela do Brasil (with Donald Duck).
  • 07 Feb 1943 Shoe rationing begins in US (may purchase up to three more pairs in 1942).
  • 09 Feb 1943 FDR orders minimal 48 hour work week in war industry
  • 10 Feb 1943 Van der Veen Resistance starts fire in Amsterdam employment bureau.
  • 11 Feb 1943 Transport nr 47 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany
  • 12 Feb 1943 General Eisenhower departs Algiers to Tebessa
  • 13 Feb 1943 German assault on Sidi Bou Zid Tunisia, General Eisenhower visits front
  • 14 Feb 1943 German offensive through de Faid pass in Tunisia.
  • 16 Feb 1943 Sign on Munich facade: Out with Hitler! Long live freedom! done by White Rose student group, caught on 2 / 18, beheaded on 2 / 22
  • 17 Feb 1943 General Major Bradley flies to Washington DC
  • 18 Feb 1943 1st edition of Dutch resistance newspaper Trouw
  • 19 Feb 1943 German tanks under Brigadier General Buelowius attack Kasserine Pass in Tunisia.
  • 20 Feb 1943 Allied troops occupy Kasserine pass in Tunisia.
  • 21 Feb 1943 German offensive at Western Dorsalgebergte, Tunisia.
  • 22 Feb 1943 World War II: Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
  • 23 Feb 1943 General Major Bradley arrives in Dakar and Marrakesh
  • 24 Feb 1943 General Major Bradley flies to Algiers
  • 25 Feb 1943 Vietminh forms Indo Chinese Democratic Front.
  • 26 Feb 1943 German assault moves to Beja, North Tunisia.
  • 27 Feb 1943 The Rosenstrasse protest starts in Berlin
  • 28 Feb 1943 63 U-boats (359,300 ton) sinks this month

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Movies

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States of America

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States of America

Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

Country: United States of America

King Kong

King Kong

Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Country: United States of America