15 Jun 1945
  • USS Flying Fish sank ten small Japanese sail vessels with gunfire in the Sea of Japan and forced another two to beach to prevent sinking. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Whale departed for her eleventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Charr departed the naval base at Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippine Islands for her third war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Calvin Durgin visited USS Wake Island at Okinawa, Japan and presented awards to 16 of her pilots. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Kamikaze rescued 200 survivors of oiler Toho Maru, which was sunk by a USAAF B-24 bomber. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • The General Dutch Youth League (ANJV) was founded in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Hurricane fighters of British No. 351 Squadron RAF were transferred to Yugoslavia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 15 Jun 1945
M4 Sherman tanks of US 769th Tank Battalion moving toward Hill 89 on Okinawa, Japan, mid-Jun 1945Aerial view of Karenko Airfield, Karenko (now Hualien), Taiwan, 15 Jun 1945

15 Jun 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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