6 Feb 1945
  • S-37 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Mingo departed Fremantle, Australia for her seventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Soviet 1st Byelorussian Front expanded its holdings along the east bank of the Oder River in Germany. ww2dbase [TH]
  • Rear Admiral Tsuyoshi Matsumoto was named the chief of staff of the Japanese Navy 12th Air Fleet. ww2dbase [CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • USS Marcus Island was relieved as Rear Admiral W. D. Sample's flagship while at Ulithi, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • Emden arrived at Kiel, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Netherlands
  • The Georgian Legion of the German Army arrived on the island of Texel, Netherlands. ww2dbase [CPC]
Russia
  • Raoul Wallenberg was transferred back to the Lubyanka prison in Moscow, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 6 Feb 1945
An African-American US Army soldier and a Chinese soldier placing the flag of their ally on the front of a jeep that was about to drive onto the Ledo Road/Stilwell Road, 6 Feb 1945Louisville about to enter the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States for repairs, 6 Feb 1945; text on photograph denoted special attack damage sustained on 6 Jan 1945

6 Feb 1945 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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