×
Home Intro People Events Equipment Places Maps Books Photos Videos Other Reference FAQ About
     

World War II Database

15 Apr 1944

Japan
16 Jun 1944

Japan
24 Jun 1944

Japan
25 Jun 1944

Japan
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) departed the area around Iwo Jima in the Bonin Islands and laid a course for Eniwetok, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Yorktown (Essex-class) | Bonin Islands | DS]
4 Jul 1944

Japan
1 Feb 1945

Photo(s) dated 1 Feb 1945
B-24J Liberator “Vera L” and other aircraft from the 27th Bomb Squadron drop 55-gallon drums filled with gasoline on Iwo Jima to burn off the plant growth in advance of the landings to come two weeks later, Feb 1 1945.
18 Feb 1945

Japan
19 Feb 1945

Photo(s) dated 19 Feb 1945
The first wave of landing craft at Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945, photo 6 of 6
20 Feb 1945

Japan
23 Feb 1945

Japan
6 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 6 Mar 1945
Navy Ensign Jane Kendeigh was the first flight nurse to arrive on Iwo Jima, 6 Mar, 1945. She would also serve on Okinawa.
10 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 10 Mar 1945
B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 2 of 2.
14 Sep 1945

Photo(s) dated 14 Sep 1945
Japanese liaison party boarding destroyer USS Cummings as part of the occupation process at Higashi Harbor, Haha Jima, Bonin Islands, 14 Sep 1945. Note Daihatsu landing craft with white flag.Japanese liaison party aboard destroyer USS Cummings as part of the occupation process at Higashi Harbor, Haha Jima, Bonin Islands, 14 Sep 1945.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




Did you enjoy this article or find this article helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Change View
Desktop View

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Famous WW2 Quote
"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945


Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!