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August 24, 1945
Today in World War II Pacific History
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ALEUTIAN ISLANDS (Eleventh Air Force): B-24s try to photograph the Soviet occupation of the Kurile Islands but are impeded by clouds.

CHINA THEATER (AAF, China Theater) Tenth Air Force: C-47 unit moves: 2d Troop Carrier Squadron, 443d Troop Carrier Group, from Dinjan to Chihkiang, China; 322d Troop Carrier Squadron, Tenth AF, from Liangshan to Chihkiang, China.

Fourteenth Air Force: The 76th Fighter Squadron, 23d Fighter Group, moves from Luliang to Liuchow with P-51s.

WESTERN PACIFIC [Far East Air Force (FEAF)]: HQ 317th Troop Carrier Group moves from Clark Field to Okinawa.

USSR: Sunk is Soviet Submarine L-19 in La Perouse Strait possibly due to a collision with a sea mine.

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