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24th August 1945

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Events On This Day

Eleventh Air Force. United States Army Air Force (USAAF) B-24 Liberator heavy bombers try to photo Soviet occupation of Kurils but are impeded by clouds.

In London. The British Prime Minister announces in the House of Commons today the sudden ending of lend lease aid, without prior consultation. Attlee, notes that the abrupt ending of American aid has left the country in a very serious financial position. The Foreign Minister, Ernest Bevin, says that 700,000 homes in London require repairs. Mr Churchill described the statement as very grave and disquieting.

In Moscow. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and China sign a treaty of alliance.

In New Guinea. Forces of the Japanese 18th Army have been ordered to ceasefire but their commander says that he cannot order them to surrender until he receives instructions from Marshal Hisaichi Terauchi, the commander of the southern region.

In the Solomon Islands. On Bougainville Island, Japanese commander, Lieutenant General Masatane Kanda is still awaiting instruction from Tokyo.

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