Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Last Sub From Corregidor

SUN 3 MAY 1942
Submarine Spearfish (SS-190) evacuates naval and military officers, including nurses, from Corregidor. Those evacuees will be the last to leave "The Rock" by this method.

Japanese land on northern Mindanao.

Light cruiser Nashville (CL-43) departs Pearl Harbor under orders to fuel at Midway and then proceed on a foray into the Japanese fishing grounds off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Submarines S-34 SS-139) and S-35 (SS-140) are to operate in support.

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