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29 Sep 1945
  • Aleksandr Vasilevsky was awarded the Order of Lenin for the fourth time. ww2dbase [Aleksandr Vasilevsky | CPC]
China
  • Du Yuming established a field headquarters north of Kunming, Yunnan Province, China for the upcoming campaign against General Long Yun. ww2dbase [Du Yuming | Kunming, Yunnan | CPC]
  • Milton Miles departed Chongqing, China. Irwin Beyerly would take over command of US Navy's Sino-American Special Technical Cooperative Organization (SACO) organization from Beyerly's headquarters in Shanghai, China. ww2dbase [Milton Miles | Chongqing | CPC]
  • Influential Chongqing-based Chinese newspaper Ta Kung Pao published an editorial demanding Thailand to surrender as an Axis member, and demanding Thai leaders to be arrested as war criminals. ww2dbase [Chongqing | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • British General Philip Christison, commanding officer of British troops in Indonesia, announced that his mission was to accept Japanese surrender and to repatriate prisoners of war; he was hinting that his troops would not interfere with the conflict between Indonesian nationalists and the Dutch colonial administration. ww2dbase [CPC]
Mariana Islands
  • USS Ancon departed Saipan, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Ancon | Saipan | CPC]
Russia
  • Lavrentiy Beria ordered that the response to inquiries regarding those arrested and executed by the Special Board (OSO) of the Soviet NKVD during WW2 would be that they were sent to imprison for 10-year terms and they were not allowed to send nor receive letters. ww2dbase [Lavrentiy Beria | CPC]
United States
  • USS Hoe arrived at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Hoe | New York | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 29 Sep 1945
Accused Japanese war criminals under guard while awaiting transfer to Stanley Prison, Hong Kong, 29 Sep 1945Dodge WC54 and WC64 KD 3/4-ton field ambulances standing by C-46 Commando aircraft at Clark Field, Manila, Philippine Islands, 29 Sep 1945

29 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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Winston Churchill, 1935