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1 Jun 1944
  • USS Cod arrived at Fremantle, Australia, ending her third war patrol. ww2dbase [Cod | CPC]
  • The US submarine Herring was reported lost in the Kurile Islands, presumed sunk by Japanese shore batteries on Matua Island, whilst on patrol near Matsuwa Island. ww2dbase [Herring | AC]
  • USS Pintado fired six torpedoes at a Japanese convoy in the Philippine Sea, scoring several hits, sinking Toho Maru and damaging another. ww2dbase [Pintado | CPC]
  • In his diary, William Slim privately complained of Louis Mountbatten's lack of vision and Henry Pownall's laziness. ww2dbase [William Slim | CPC]
  • US Brigadier General Haydon L. Boatner was appointed to command the Myitkyina Task Force in Burma. ww2dbase [AC]
  • USS Permit completed lifeguard duty in the Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Permit | CPC]
Italy Japan
  • The keel of landing ship No. 137 was laid down by Kawanami Kogyo. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • In a Daily Telegraph crossword puzzle the solution to 15 Down was "Neptune", the codename for the D-Day naval assault. ww2dbase [Normandy Campaign, Phase 1 | AC]
United States
  • USS Franklin departed San Diego, California, United States. ww2dbase [Franklin | CPC]
  • USS Hawkbill departed Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. ww2dbase [Hawkbill | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 1 Jun 1944
US Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 1 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand riflesUS Army Rangers awaited the invasion signal in a landing craft in an English port, circa early Jun 1944, photo 2 of 2; note the bazooka and the M1 Garand riflesA Soviet soldier being awarded the Defense of Leningrad medal, 1 Jun 1944
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1 Jun 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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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945