TUE 2 JAN 1945
Vice Admiral Sir Bertram H. Ramsay, RN, Allied Commander in Chief, Expeditionary Force, is killed in airplane accident near Paris, France.
Submarine Aspro (SS-309) damages Japanese landing ship Shinshu Maru south of Formosa Strait, 22°42'N, 119°14'E (see 3 January).
Submarine Becuna (SS-319) sinks Japanese ship Daian Maru east of Madoera Island, 05°50'S, 113°12'E.
USAAF A-20s and P-38s (Fifth Air Force) attack Japanese shipping off San Fernando, Luzon, sinking Coast Defense Vessel No.138, transport Meiryu Maru, army cargo ship Shirokawa Maru, merchant cargo ships Taishin Maru, Hakka Maru, Hishikata Maru and Koryu Maru, 16°37'N, 120°19'E.
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Bert Ramsey Buys Farm
by M. Bouffant at 19:45