Thursday, September 6, 2018

Labor Day 1943: U.S.A.A.F. Commit
More War Crimes

MON 6 SEP 1943
Submarine Halibut (SS-232) sinks Japanese merchant cargo ship Shogen Maru, 42°13'N, 142°00'E, and later hits heavy cruiser Nachi with one dud torpedo, 40°07'N, 142°20'E.

Submarine Seahorse (SS-304) is damaged by depth charges off the Palaus, 07°31'N, 134°21'E, shortly after attacking a convoy, but remains on patrol.

USAAF B-24 damages Japanese hospital ship America Maru, 01°37'S, 149°19'E.

RAAF Beauforts sink small Japanese cargo vessel Seicho Maru 21 nautical miles east of Garove Island, 04°39'S, 152°59'E.

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