7 Jun 1945
  • USS Flying Fish entered the Sea of Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Segundo sank a Japanese ship with her deck gun. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Sea Cat sank a 400-ton Japanese schooner with her deck gun. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • King Haakon returned to Norway on the fifth anniversary of his departure. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited the liberated Channel Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • 400 American B-29 bombers attacked Osaka, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Germany
  • The Western Allies made German citizens in their occupation zones watch films about the Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camps. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) launched raids on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | DS]
Photo(s) dated 7 Jun 1945
Map depicting the Battle of Zhijiang, 8 Apr-7 Jun 1945American analysis of bombing damage upon Osaka, Japan, on a photograph taken on 7 Jun 1945An unidentified Chinese officer, General Robert B. McClure, General He Yingqin, General Zhang Fakui, and General Harwood Bowman at BowmanPT-490, an 80-foot Elco motor torpedo boat with MTB Squadron 33, transporting Gen Douglas MacArthur, LGen Robert Eichelberger, and staff from Iloilo on Panay to Bacolod on Negros in the Philippines, 7 Jun 1945.
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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