20 Sep 1943

Marshall Islands
  • Shokaku arrived at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Shokaku | Eniwetok | CPC]
23 Sep 1943

Marshall Islands
  • Shokaku departed Eniwetok, Marshall Islands for Truk, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Shokaku | Eniwetok | CPC]
19 Oct 1943

Marshall Islands
  • Yamato arrived at Brown Atoll, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Yamato | Eniwetok | CPC]
23 Oct 1943

Marshall Islands
  • Yamato departed Brown Atoll, Eniwetok, Marshall Islands and sortied to a position 250 miles south of Wake Island. ww2dbase [Yamato | Eniwetok | CPC]
17 Feb 1944

Marshall Islands
  • US Marines landed on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands. USS Hoel fired her main guns in anger for the first time on when she fired on Japanese troops seen moving about Parry Island. ww2dbase [Marshall Islands Campaign | Hoel | Eniwetok | CPC]
20 Feb 1944

Marshall Islands
11 Jun 1944

Marshall Islands
27 Jun 1944

Marshall Islands
30 Jun 1944

Marshall Islands
14 Jul 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Alabama, flagship of Rear Admiral E. W. Hanson, departed Eniwetok, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Alabama | Eniwetok | CPC]
2 Aug 1944

Marshall Islands
11 Aug 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Alabama arrived at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Alabama | Eniwetok | CPC]
13 Aug 1944

Marshall Islands
22 Aug 1944

Photo(s) dated 22 Aug 1944
The island of the Lexington (Essex-class) with Capt Ernest Litch speaking with Cdr JM Lane on the upper level and VAdm Marc Mitscher speaking with VAdm John McCain on the Flag Bridge, 22 Aug 1944.
28 Aug 1944

Marshall Islands
29 Aug 1944

Marshall Islands
30 Aug 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Alabama departed Eniwetok, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Alabama | Eniwetok | CPC]
25 Oct 1944

Marshall Islands
26 Oct 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Ticonderoga departed Eniwetok, Marshall islands for Ulithi, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Ticonderoga | Eniwetok | DS]
31 Oct 1944

Marshall Islands
1 Nov 1944

Marshall Islands
5 Nov 1944

Marshall Islands
23 Nov 1944

Marshall Islands
  • USS Astoria arrived at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands and celebrated the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Later in the day she departed for Ulithi, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Astoria (Cleveland-class) | Eniwetok | CPC]
15 Aug 1945

Photo(s) dated 15 Aug 1945
Crew of USS Oahu at prayer upon hearing the news of Japanese surrender, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands, 15 Aug 1945Crew of USS Oahu, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands, 15 Aug 1945Victory celebration aboard USS Oahu while at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 15 Aug 1945Commander A. M. Loker celebrating victory with cake aboard USS Oahu while at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 15 Aug 1945
See all photos dated 15 Aug 1945

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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