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Diary May 18, 1945

rifle platoon of US infantry atop the crest
A rifle platoon of US infantry atop the crest of a ridge on Okinawa searches for a sniper firing on them.
Diary for Friday, May 18, 1945:

Okinawa

Sugar Loaf Hill captured by US Marines.

Home Fronts

Britain: Avro Lancaster ‘Aries’ flies over North Magnetic Pole for first time in history during series of transpolar proving flights.

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