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7 Jun 1945
  • USS Sea Cat sank a 400-ton Japanese schooner with her deck gun. ww2dbase [Sea Cat | CPC]
  • King Haakon returned to Norway on the fifth anniversary of his departure. ww2dbase [Haakon VII | TH]
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited the liberated Channel Islands. ww2dbase [George VI | CPC]
  • 400 American B-29 bombers attacked Osaka, Japan. ww2dbase [Bombing of Tokyo and Other Cities | CPC]
  • USS Segundo sank a Japanese ship with her deck gun. ww2dbase [Segundo | CPC]
  • USS Flying Fish entered the Sea of Japan. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | CPC]
  • USS Nicholas was floated out of floating drydock USS ARD-14 and moored alongside tender USS Sierra at San Pedro Bay in Leyte Gulf, Philippines. ww2dbase [Nicholas | DS]
Dutch East Indies
  • Kamikaze began an escort assignment for cruiser Ashigara out of Batavia, Java, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Kamikaze | Batavia, Java | CPC]
Germany Japan Philippines
  • USS New Mexico arrived at Leyte, Philippine Islands to receive repairs. ww2dbase [New Mexico | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 7 Jun 1945
Map depicting the Battle of Zhijiang, 8 Apr-7 Jun 1945American analysis of bombing damage upon Osaka, Japan, on a photograph taken on 7 Jun 1945An unidentified Chinese officer, General Robert B. McClure, General He Yingqin, General Zhang Fakui, and General Harwood Bowman at BowmanPT-490, an 80-foot Elco motor torpedo boat with MTB Squadron 33, transporting Gen Douglas MacArthur, LGen Robert Eichelberger, and staff from Iloilo on Panay to Bacolod on Negros in the Philippines, 7 Jun 1945.
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7 Jun 1945 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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