Diary April 17, 1945

US command post on Okinawa
An American command post on Okinawa.
Diary for Tuesday, April 17, 1945:


Americans capture Yae-Taki Hills in Motobu Peninsular.

Air War

Europe: Mosquito bombers attacking Gestapo HQ at Odense, Denmark.
Pacific: B-29 Superfortress carry out first of series of raids on 17 Kamikaze bases in South Japan (April 17 – May 11).

Sea War

Pacific: Americans land at Illana Bay, Mindanao (Philippines).

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