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Today in World War II History—May 30, 1942

Yorktown in Dry Dock #1, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 29 May 1942 (US National Archives)

Carrier USS Yorktown in Dry Dock #1, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 29 May 1942 (US National Archives)

75 Years Ago—May 30, 1942: RAF Operation Millennium: first 1000-bomber raid, to Cologne, Germany.

Carrier USS Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor for Midway after hasty repairs from damage at Coral Sea.

United States commemorates Memorial Day.

US Navy sailors honoring fellow sailors killed during the Pearl Harbor attack, Naval Air Station Kaneohe, Oahu, 30 May 1942 (US National Archives)

US Navy sailors honoring fellow sailors killed during the Pearl Harbor attack, Naval Air Station Kaneohe, Oahu, 30 May 1942 (US National Archives)