13 Feb 1945
  • USS Wake Island was designated the flagship of Task Unit 52.2.1. ww2dbase [Wake Island | CPC]
  • Heinz Guderian and Adolf Hitler argued on the Eastern Front situation; Guderian would later make note of Hitler's inability to control his rage. ww2dbase [Adolf Hitler | CPC]
  • USS Sennet shared the credit of sinking two Japanese patrol boats with USS Haddock and USS Lagarto south of Japan. ww2dbase [Sennet | CPC]
Burma Germany Hawaii Hungary Pacific Ocean
  • USS Bergall damaged a large Japanese warship in the South China Sea, hitting her with 1 of 6 torpedoes. ww2dbase [Bergall | CPC]
  • USS Haddock shared the credit of sinking two small patrol craft south of Japan with her deck gun. ww2dbase [Haddock | CPC]
Taiwan
  • US Far East Air Force B-25 bombers, escorted by fighters, attacked Kagi Airfield in Kagi (now Chiayi), Taiwan. ww2dbase [Kagi Airfield | CPC]
  • US Far East Air Force B-25 bombers, escorted by fighters, attacked Kagi Airfield and other targets in Kagi (now Chiayi), Taiwan. ww2dbase [Kagi Airfield | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 13 Feb 1945
Roosevelt and King Farouk of Egypt aboard USS Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake, Egypt, 13 Feb 1945Column of American cruisers Phoenix (where the photo was taken), Boise, Denver, Cleveland, and Montpelier, off Corregidor, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 Feb 1945US 4th Infantry Division being supplied via airdrop by means of C-47 aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945C-47 Skytrain aircraft of US 101st Airborne Division dropping supplies to troops of US 4th Division, Briealf, Germany, 13 Feb 1945
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13 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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