29 May 1944

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War at Sea

German submarines U-549 sunk with all hands off Madeira

Pacific

Type 95 Ha Go light tank on Biak, 29 May 1944

The first tank battle of the war in the south west Pacific is fought on Biak, between three M4 Shermans and four Type 95 Ha Go light tanks. All four Japanese tanks are destroyed.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 29 May 1944, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_05_29.html
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