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Headlines From 1943 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1943 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1943 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1943 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1943 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1943 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1943 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1943 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1943 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1943 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1943 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
2nd February 1943The Battle of Stalingrad comes to an end with the surrender of the German sixth Army. With combined casualties of almost two million, it becomes known as the bloodiest battle in modern history.
11th February 1943General Eisenhower is selected to command the Allied armies in Europe.
3rd March 1943173 people are killed in a crush whilst trying to enter an air-raid shelter at Bethnal Green tube station in London.
21st April 1943The worst ever bombing of Aberdeen takes place during the Second World War.
25th April 1943Easter occurs on the latest possible date in the year.
16th May 1943The Dambuster Raids are carried out on German dams by the RAF 617 Squadron, using specially developed “Bouncing bombs“. The Ruhr valley suffers catastrophic flooding as a result of this attack.
5th July 1943Battle of Kursk: The largest tank battle in history begins and is fought between Nazi German forces and the Soviet Union Army.
13th July 1943The invasion of Sicily starts with British landings at Augusta, on the island's eastern side, and American landings to the south. The island is invaded both amphibiously and by air.
19th July 1943Rome is bombed by the Allies for the first time.
3rd September 1943Mainland Italy is invaded by Allied forces under Bernard L. Montgomery, for the first time in the Second World War.
8th September 1943United States General, Dwight D. Eisenhower, publicly announces the surrender of Italy to the Allies.
13th October 1943The new government of Italy confirms its allegiance with the Allies and declares war on Germany.
22nd October 1943The Royal Air Force delivers a highly destructive air strike on the German industrial and population centre of Kassel.
28th November 1943The Tehran Conference: Winston Churchill meets U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in Tehran, to discuss war strategy. One of the most significant outcomes of this meeting is an agreement concerning the June 1944 invasion of north-west Europe, code-named ‘Operation Overlord‘.
22nd December 1943Beatrix Potter, British children's author and illustrator (b. 1866) dies.
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A Newspaper From 1943

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).