Pacific – Battle of Philippine Sea: Vice-Admiral Mitscher launches 216 planes at extreme range and surprises Ozawa’s fleet refuelling. Japanese carrier Hiyo sunk; carriers Zuikaku, Chiyoda and battleship Haruna damaged. 20 US planes shot down; 72 others lost during long return flight after dark.
Northern Sector: Viipuri captured by Russians. Russian 32nd Army attacks Finns north of lake Onega.
Normandy: Americans besiege Cherbourg.
Italy: Perugia captured by British 8th Army.