23 Jun 1945
  • USS Tunny made rendezvous with USS Skate in the Sea of Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Spot set sail for the East China Sea. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The last organized Japanese defense was broken by Australian troops at Tarakan Island, Borneo. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Joseph Stilwell accepted Douglas MacArthur's offer to make him the commanding officer of the 10th Army, which consisted of American, Canadian, Australian, and Indian troops. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Hawaii
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Air Group 33 departed. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
Japan
  • USS Parche sank three small Japanese trawlers with her deck gun in the Tsugara Strait between Aomori Prefecture and Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Philippines
  • USS Sargent Bay arrived at Leyte in the Philippine Islands for upkeep. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 23 Jun 1945
Detention report with mugshots of Joachim von Ribbentrop, Jun 1945

23 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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