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30 Apr 1944
  • USS Puffer departed Fremantle, Australia for her fourth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) launched a raid on Japanese forces in the Truk lagoon (Chuuk), Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • As part of a cruiser task group under Rear Admiral Jesse Oldendorf, Portland participated in the bombardment of Salawan Island in the Carolines. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | DS]
France
  • Violette Szabo departed France via a Lysander aircraft piloted by Bob Large, completing her first mission. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Singapore Photo(s) dated 30 Apr 1944
General Henry Wilson and Lieutenant General Oliver Leese, Mignano Monte Lungo, Italy, 30 Apr 1944, photo 1 of 4Lieutenant General Oliver Leese at his field headquarters near Mignano Monte Lungo, Italy, 30 Apr 1944General Henry Wilson and Lieutenant General Oliver Leese, Mignano Monte Lungo, Italy, 30 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 4General Henry Wilson and Lieutenant General Oliver Leese, Mignano Monte Lungo, Italy, 30 Apr 1944, photo 3 of 4
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30 Apr 1944 Interactive Map

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




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