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Task Force 58 attacks Japanese fleet 70 years ago this hour (June 20 1944)


Video: 'The World At War: Pacific 2/5' (June 20, 1944, 2:33-7:21)

(Tuesday, June 20, 1944, 3:40 p.m. ChST; part of World War IIPacific War) — U.S. Task Force 58 launched an air strike on the Japanese fleet this afternoon, sinking the carrier Hiyo on the second and final day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea. Continue reading Task Force 58 attacks Japanese fleet 70 years ago this hour (June 20 1944)