6 Feb 1944
  • Harry Dimoline was promoted to the war time rank of major general. ww2dbase [Harry Dimoline | CPC]
Australia
  • USS Ray departed Fremantle, Australia for her third war patrol. ww2dbase [Ray | CPC]
Burma
  • Japanese attacked the forward headquarters of Indian 7th Division in Arakan, Burma by surprise. ww2dbase [Second Battle of Arakan | CPC]
Hawaii Italy
  • German and Allied artillery pieces bombarded each other at Anzio, Italy. ww2dbase [Battle of Anzio | CPC]
Japan
  • Shokaku departed Inland Sea near Tokuyama, Japan with Zuikaku for Singapore. ww2dbase [Shokaku | CPC]
  • Nachi refueled at Tokuyama Fuel Depot, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Nachi | CPC]
Poland Photo(s) dated 6 Feb 1944
Admiral Chester Nimitz at the US Marine Corps cemetary on Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll, 6 Feb 1944; also present were USMC Colonel Franklin Hart and Major General Harry Schmidt (with dark glasses)Sikh troops of Indian 7th Division fighting at the Ngakyeduak Pass near Sinzweya, Burma, 6 Feb 1944

6 Feb 1944 Interactive Map

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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