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28th August 1945

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Events On This Day

Twelfth Air Force. With discontinuance of 6719th Women's Army Corps (WAC) Headquarters Platoon, the Department, 1054th Military Police Company, Aviation, remains the only unit still attached to Twelfth Air Force.

Japan. Occupation of Japan officially begins as advance partially arrives in Home Islands. The 11th Airborne Division landed at Atsugi airfield while Marines land at Yokosuka naval base. An advance guard of 150 American technicians land at Atsugi airfield, near Yokohama. For the first time, the Allies set foot on Japanese soil. Their arrival has been delayed for 48 hours by the forecast of a typhoon. Meanwhile, the southern half of Sakhalin Island is occupied by Soviet forces.

In Occupied Germany. Hermann Göring, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and 22 others former National Socialist government officials are indicted as war criminals. Hermann Göring heads the list of 24. Rudolf Hess, formerly deputy to Adolf Hitler, who has been a prisoner in Britain since May 1941, is next on the list, followed by Martin Bormann, the secretary of the NSDAP, who disappeared from the Berlin bunker. Others include Konstantin von Neurath, the first foreign minister to Adolf Hitler, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen, the industrialist; Franz von Papen, the vice chancellor in 1933-34; and, Hjalmar Schacht, who served as the minister of finance in the National Socialist government until falling out of favor with Adolf Hitler.

In Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh announces his provisional government for Vietnam part of French Indochina, with all the main posts held by communists.

In Burma. Japanese forces sign a formal surrender in Rangoon.

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The Second Great War.
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2194 Days Of War.
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