June 1944 (1) — Pacific Paratrooper

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. […]

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