Scene of devastation at Naga village near Kohima taken after fierce resistance from the Japanese, by the 7th Indian Division.
WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION
No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit
1-3 June – on the first of the month, the 7th Indian division overran the Japanese positions in Naga Village, Burma. The USS Herring, a Gato-class submarine was shelled and sunk off Matsuma, Kuril Islands, by Japanese shore-based artillery with the loss of all 60-man crew. The 5th Brigade accomplished outflanking the enemy around Aradura.
5 June – the first mission by B-29 Superfortress bombers occur as 77 of them hit the Japanese railway facilities in [what today is known as] Bangkok, Thailand.
6-8 June – 2 US light carriers were damaged after a Japanese air attacks in the waters off Biak Island. Despite the lack of reinforcements for the enemy…
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