2 Jun 1945
  • USS Ray attacked a Japanese transport west of Japan; all 5 torpedoes missed. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Tunny arrived in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Wake Island received supplies at Kaika Harbor, Kerama Retto, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • American carrier aircraft of Task Force 38 attacked airfields in southern Kyushu, Japan. On the same day, 12 Japanese ships were sunk or damaged by naval mines in Japanese waters. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Dutch East Indies Japan
  • Air Group 87 aircraft from USS Ticonderoga struck airfields on Kyushu, Japan in an attempt to stop special attack aircraft from taking off. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • I-14 arrived at Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • I-13 arrived at Nanao, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • I-400 arrived at Nanao Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [CPC]
Mariana Islands
  • USS Spot departed Saipan, Mariana Islands for her third war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Two B-25J bombers of 822nd Bomb Squadron, USAAF 38th Bombardment Group attacked the sugar refinery in Suantau, Kagi (now Suantou, Chiayi), Taiwan. ww2dbase [CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Jun 1945
Sugar refinery at Suantau, Kagi (now Suantou, Chiayi), Taiwan under parafrag attack by two USAAF B-25J bombers, 2 Jun 1945, photo 1 of 3Sugar refinery at Suantau, Kagi (now Suantou, Chiayi), Taiwan under parafrag attack by two USAAF B-25J bombers, 2 Jun 1945, photo 2 of 3Sugar refinery at Suantau, Kagi (now Suantou, Chiayi), Taiwan under parafrag attack by two USAAF B-25J bombers, 2 Jun 1945, photo 3 of 3USS Wasp (Essex-class) underway from the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, United States for tests following repairs, 2 Jun 1945. Note new Measure 21 paint scheme, all over sea blue. Photo 2 of 4
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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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