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Today in World War II History—22 May 1944

Destroyer escort USS England off San Francisco, CA, 9 Feb 1944 (US Naval History and Heritage Command)

Destroyer escort USS England off San Francisco, CA, 9 Feb 1944 (US Naval History and Heritage Command)

75 Years Ago—22 May 1944: In the Solomons, destroyer escort USS England sinks RO-106, the second of six Japanese submarines sunk in twelve days, the most successful antisubmarine operation by a single ship in history.

French Resistance blows up hydroelectric station in Bussy.