Today in World War II History—November 6, 1943
80 Years Ago—Nov. 6, 1943: Hitler names Field Marshal Albert Kesselring commander of all German forces in Italy, replacing Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, who will be sent to France to prepare defenses along the coast.
Soviets retake Kiev, Ukraine.
Submarine USS Pampanito is commissioned at Portsmouth Navy Yard, NH, now a museum ship in San Francisco.