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    Simushir Island (Simusir, Shimushiru, Симушир) Kurile Islands (Chishima-Rettō) Russia

Simushir Island is located in the the Kurile Islands to the to the southwest of Matua Island. Known to the Japanese as Shimushiru Island. Prewar and during World War II, part of Japan. Postwar, part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Today located in Sakhalin Oblast in Russia.

American missions against Simushir (Simusir, Shimushiru)
June 2, 1944 - July 17, 1945

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Last Updated
July 4, 2020


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