1943 (one thousand nine hundred and forty-three) year according to the Gregorian calendar is a common year starting on Friday. This is 1943 AD, year 3 of the 5th decade of the 20th century of the 2nd millennium, year 4 of the 1940s. It ended 79 years ago.
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January 6 - By the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, new insignia were introduced in the Red Army - epaulettes, declared in the troops by Order No. 25 of the NPO of January 15, 1943.
The Stavropol Territory was created as part of the RSFSR.
Operation Spark has begun.
January 14 - 24 - a conference of the heads of the Anti-Hitler coalition was held in Casablanca (Morocco).
January 14 - The leader of the anti-fascist organization Midas-614, Ioannis Cigantes, was killed in a shootout with the Carabinieri, which led to the collapse of this organization.
January 16 - The city of Rostov-on-Don was liberated by the Red Army.
January 18 - the troops of the Leningrad Front liberated Shlisselburg (from 1944 to 1992 - Petrokrepost). The blockade of Leningrad was broken.
January 19 - Ulyanovsk region is formed.
January 25 is the day of the liberation of Voronezh from the German invaders.
January 26 - Kemerovo Oblast is formed.
January 30-31 - Adana Conference in Turkey.
January 31 - Nazis destroy the ghetto in Pruzhany.
February 2 - the 6th German army capitulated in Stalingrad; turning point in the Great Patriotic War and World War II.
February 5 - The Red Army liberated the city of Stary Oskol.
February 6 - Kurgan region is separated from the Chelyabinsk region.
February 7 - The Red Army liberated the city of Azov.
February 8 - The Order of Kutuzov 3rd degree is established in the USSR.
February 9 - Japanese troops evacuate Guadalcanal. The battle for Guadalcanal is over.
February 10 - Ferhat Abbas and the national leaders of the Arab population of Algeria drew up the "Manifesto of the Algerian People", demanding the elimination of the French colonial regime in Algeria. General Charles de Gaulle and the Free French movement rejected these demands.
February 14 - During the general offensive of the Red Army, Rostov-on-Don, Sverdlovsk and other cities in the district were finally liberated from German troops.
February 15 - SS Obergruppenführer Paul Hausser, openly violating Hitler's personal order, ordered