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24 Jun 1945
  • 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]
  • USS Wake Island arrived at Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands. Personnel of her air group were transferred to Naval Air Base Agana. ww2dbase [Wake Island | CPC]
  • General Zhukov took the salute in the Victory Parade in Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [Georgy Zhukov | TH]
  • Escort carrier USS Card arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and began unloading all equipment and disembarking all passengers. ww2dbase [Card | Gunatanamo Bay | DS]
  • 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 [Ar 234 Blitz | Stavanger | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • Submarines Flying Fish, Tinosa, and Bowfin, the Bob's Bobcats element of Hydeman's Hellcats, exit the Sea of Japan with a daring dash through La PĂ©rouse Strait at the northern end of the Japan. ww2dbase [Bowfin | Tinosa | Flying Fish | La PĂ©rouse Strait | DS]
Panama Canal Zone
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue arrived at Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone and began unloading airplanes. ww2dbase [Panama Canal | Bogue | Cristobal | DS]
Russia Sarawak Singapore
  • The Japanese OKA 9420 pathogen research operation was relocated from Singapore to Laos. All documents that remained behind were burned. ww2dbase [Ryoichi Naito | Singapore | CPC]
  • A PB4Y-1 aircraft of US Navy VPB-104 squadron took off from Clark Field in the Philippines at 0536 hours to conduct a reconnaissance missiong over eastern Taiwan. At about 0900 hours, after scouting Suo harbor, Taihoku Prefecture (now Su'au Township, Yilan County), the aircraft attacked targets of opportunity, three civilian motored sailboats, by dropping four 500-poung bombs from an altitude of 10,300 feet. ww2dbase [Suo, Taihoku | 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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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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