6 May 1942

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Philippines

General Wainwright surrenders all American forces on the Philippines. 11,000 men are captured at Corregidor.

Burma

Chinese troops recapture Maymyo


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 6 May 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_05_06.html

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