Calendar and Summary for June 1945  
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  Summary of Significant Events for June 1945  
  French forces left Damascus, escorted by British troops.  Two regiments of U.S. 6th Marine Division made landings on the Oroku peninsula on Okinawa in an attempt to outflank Japanese defensive positions.  British Prime Minister Winston Churchill opened an electioneering campaign warning that a Labour government would establish totalitarian state employing "some form of Gestapo” in Britain.  The Allied Control Commission was established with Germany being divided into four occupation zones and Berlin being divided into four occupation sectors.  The Soviets announced that German Chancellor Adolf Hitler’s body had been found and identified in the Chancellery gardens.  King Haakon, his family, and his government returned to Oslo.  An agreement was reached creating the Morgan Line which divided the Trieste region into two military administrations.  The Japanese resistance in the Oruku peninsula on Okinawa ended.  Filipino guerrillas liberated Cervantes in northern Luzon.  The trial of 16 officers of a resistance group, the Polish Home Army, took place in Moscow.  Japanese resistance on Okinawa finally collapsed.  The Moscow Victory Parade of 1945 was held by the Soviet army in Moscow.  The United Nations Charter was signed by 50 nations in San Francisco.  A Polish Government of National Unity was formed.  U.S. President Harry S. Truman approved Operation Downfall, the overall Allied plan for the invasion of Japan.  
  Events occurring in June 1945 with no specific dates  

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