8 June 1945

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The Philippines

The US 6th Army reaches the Magat (Luzon)

Pacific

Australian troops fighting on the northern front on Bougainville carry out an amphibious landing at Porton Plantation. They land in the middle of a Japanese base and are forced to evacute. Most troops withdraw on 9 June but some are stuck for several days.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 8 June 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_06_08.html
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