Philippines – FALL OF CORREGIDOR and US forts in Manila Bay: Japanese take 12,495 prisoners, including Generals Wainwright and King.
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, “Dead, wounded and captured”
US and Filipino , “140,000”
Burma: Stilwell’s Chinese troops recapture Maymo.
Madagascar: Royal Marine Commandos, landed from destroyer Anthony, break stubborn resistance by Vichy troops at Diego Suarez.
Pacific: American submarine Skipjack sinks 3 Japanese ships during May in China Sea.
Indian Ocean: Vichy gunboat D’Entrecasteaux crippled by bombing off Diego Suarez.