Today in World War II History—February 3, 1943
Friday, February 3, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Feb. 3, 1943: US Army troop transport Dorchester is sunk by German U-boat U-223 off Greenland, 675/904 killed; four chaplains of different faiths give away their life jackets and go down with the ship, arms linked and offering prayers.
Britain allows 5000 Bulgarian Jews, mostly children, to emigrate to Palestine.