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Australian Lt Col Mervyn Jeanes, US Gen Douglas MacArthur, and Australian Lt Gen Leslie Morshead inspecting positions held by JeanesDestroyer USS William D Porter lay mortally wounded by a Japanese special attack aircraft that hit the water close aboard without striking the ship but exploded beneath the ship, off Okinawa, 10 Jun 1945
Australian Lt Col Mervyn Jeanes, US Gen Douglas MacArthur, and Australian Lt Gen Leslie Morshead inspecting positions held by Jeanes' men of 2/43rd Infantry Battalion at Labuan, Borneo, 10 Jun 1945Destroyer USS William D Porter lay mortally wounded by a Japanese special attack aircraft that hit the water close aboard without striking the ship but exploded beneath the ship, off Okinawa, 10 Jun 1945
Escort carrier USS Windham Bay with a collapsed flight deck from Typhoon Connie five days earlier. Photo taken at Apra Harbor, Guam, 10 Jun 1945.FG-1D Corsair fighters of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-323 in flight over Okinawa, Japan, 10 Jun 1945
Escort carrier USS Windham Bay with a collapsed flight deck from Typhoon Connie five days earlier. Photo taken at Apra Harbor, Guam, 10 Jun 1945.FG-1D Corsair fighters of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-323 in flight over Okinawa, Japan, 10 Jun 1945
General Douglas MacArthur at a field-conference of high-ranking Allied officers at Labuan, North Borneo, 10 Jun 1945.Lidice, Czechoslovakia Jun 1945. A memorial service being held at the site of the mass grave holding the bodies of all 173 of Lidice’s men murdered by the SS on 10 Jun 1942 on the third anniversary of the massacre.
General Douglas MacArthur at a field-conference of high-ranking Allied officers at Labuan, North Borneo, 10 Jun 1945.Lidice, Czechoslovakia Jun 1945. A memorial service being held at the site of the mass grave holding the bodies of all 173 of Lidice’s men murdered by the SS on 10 Jun 1942 on the third anniversary of the massacre.


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"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939


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