Today in World War II History—April 3, 1943
Monday, April 3, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Apr. 3, 1943: US troops land at Morobe Bay, New Guinea.
German movie actor Conrad Veidt dies in Hollywood of a heart attack, age 50.
“Battle of Manners Street”: in Wellington, New Zealand, US servicemen refuse to admit Maoris to the Allied Services Club; white & Maori New Zealand servicemen brawl with GIs for 2 hours, involving over one thousand men.