7 Feb 1945
  • USS Carbonero was commissioned into service, Commander Charlton Murphy, Jr. in command. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Parche sank Japanese transport Okinoyama Maru east of Taiwan, hitting her with 1 of 4 torpedoes fired. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • German demolition of Ruhr floodgates flooded the area west of Köln, Germany, inhibiting Allied action. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Kriegsmarine cruisers assisted with naval gunfire to halt Soviet attacks near Königsberg, Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
French Indochina
  • USS Bergall fired eight torpedoes at a Japanese convoy east of Cam Rahn Bay, French Indochina, damaing two oilers with three hits. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Hawaii
  • Captain William Sinton was named the commanding officer of USS Ticonderoga. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Mariana Islands
  • USS Sennet departed Saipan, Mariana Islands for her second war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • German V-2 rocket hit the railway sidings near Barking Marches, London, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | CPC]
United States
  • USS Franklin departed San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 7 Feb 1945
Essex-class carrier USS Bon Homme Richard cruising in the Gulf of Paria between Trinidad and Venezuela on her shakedown cruise, 7 Feb 1945. Note TBM Avenger on her deck and Coast Guard guard boat alongsideUSS Cod off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 7 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 3USS Cod off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 7 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 3USS Cod off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 7 Feb 1945, photo 3 of 3

7 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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