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Today in World War II History—June 2, 1940 & 1945

US Navy TG 38.3 off Okinawa, May 1945. US Navy Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver dive bombers from carrier USS Essex. Background: battleship USS Washington, an Essex-class carrier, and an Independence-class light carrier (US Navy photo 1996.253.360)

US Navy TG 38.3 off Okinawa, May 1945. US Navy Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver dive bombers from carrier USS Essex. Background: battleship USS Washington, an Essex-class carrier, and an Independence-class light carrier (US Navy photo 1996.253.360)

80 Years Ago—June 2, 1940: US steamship President Roosevelt departs Galway, Ireland with 720 US citizens.

US passenger liner Manhattan departs Genoa, Italy with 1905 US citizens.

75 Years Ago—June 2, 1945: US Naval Task Force 38 attacks kamikaze bases in southern Japan, forcing operations further north in Japan.

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