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24 Jun 1945
  • USS Wake Island arrived at Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands. Personnel of her air group were transferred to Naval Air Base Agana. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • General Zhukov took the salute in the Victory Parade in Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Japanese representatives in Moscow, Russia requested the Soviet Union to extend the neutrality pact originally signed in 1941 and due to expire in Apr 1946. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • A German Ar 234 aircraft surrendered to the British at Sola Airfield in Stavanger, Norway. This aircraft was later flown from Sola for Cherbourg, France, where it would be embarked onto a ship for transport to the United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Konstantin Rokossovsky commanded a victory parade at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • Australian forces captured Sarawak. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Japanese OKA 9420 pathogen research operation was relocated from Singapore to Laos. All documents that remained behind were burned. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 24 Jun 1945
P-61 Black Widow and P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft at Kagman Airfield, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 24 Jun 1945Casablanca-class Escort Carrier USS Shamrock Bay underway off Formosa (Taiwan), 24 Jun 1945. Note FM-2 Wildcat fighters on the flight deck.SU-76 self-propelled guns on parade in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, 24 Jun 1945Soviet soldiers lowering German flags during the Victory Day Parade, Moscow, Russia, 24 Jun 1945
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935