Home Intro People Events Equipment Places Maps Books Photos Videos Other Reference FAQ About

World War II Database

6 Jul 1945
  • Norway declared war on Japan. On this date, there were over 800 Norwegians being held in Japanese prisoner of war camps. ww2dbase [TH]
  • 517 American B-29 bombers from the Mariana Islands dropped incendiary bombs on Japan. ww2dbase [Bombing of Tokyo and Other Cities | CPC]
  • 100 American P-51 and P-38 fighters attacked Japanese targets in Indochina. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • King Mihai I of Romania was awarded the Soviet Order of Victory for his leadership role in the ousting of Ion Antonescu, making him the only civilian recipient of this award. ww2dbase [Mihai I | CPC]
Hawaii Japan
  • I-14 arrived at Ominato Guard District in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. She was then drydocked for propeller bearing repairs. ww2dbase [I-14 | Mutsu, Aomori | CPC]
US Pacific Islands
  • USS Whale arrived at Guam, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Whale | Guam | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 6 Jul 1945
Former Prime Minister John Curtin

6 Jul 1945 Interactive Map

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

Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Change View
Desktop View

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Famous WW2 Quote
"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945