24 May 1945

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Europe

Official repatriation of Allied Prisoners of War and interned civilians begins

Pacific

The Japanese launch a combined paratroop and air attack on American airfields on Okinawa and Ie Shima

War at Sea

German submarine U-979 scuttled at Amrum in the North Frisian Islands


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 24 May 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_05_24.html
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