This Day in History: 1945-04-06
Coevorden, Netherlands freed from Nazis. Giant Japanese battleship Yamato and nine other vessels sailed on a suicide mission to attack the U.S. fleet off Okinawa; the fleet was intercepted the next day. Massive kamikaze attack on U.S. battle fleet near Okinawa. U.S. Marines explore Tsugen Shima near Okinawa.