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27 Sep 1945

Japan
  • Emperor Showa made a formal visit to the US Embassy to meet General Douglas MacArthur. This was one of ten such visits the Japanese head of state would make. ww2dbase [Douglas MacArthur | Tokyo | CPC]
Kenya
  • USS Ancon arrived at Apra Harbor, Guam. Later on the same day, she departed for Saipan, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Ancon | Apra | CPC]
Marshall Islands
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Mille, Marshall Islands, embarked Japanese troops, and departed later in the same day. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Mille | CPC]
Portuguese Timor
  • Two Portuguese relief ships, Bartolomeu Dias and Zarco, arrived at East Timor, bringing in 2,223 troops (including 3 engineering companies) and a large quantity of food. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 27 Sep 1945
Douglas MacArthur with Emperor Showa, Tokyo, Japan, 27 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2Douglas MacArthur with Emperor Showa, Tokyo, Japan, 27 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2

27 Sep 1945 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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