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30th August 1945

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Events On This Day

Japan. Occupation in force begins when United States Army Air Force (USAAF) 11th Airborne Division is flown to Atsugi airfield and Marines land at Yokosuka naval base. American and British forces land in the Tokyo area. General MacArthur flies from Manila to organise the United States occupation. Meanwhile, the American cruiser USS San Juan starts to evacuate Allied prisoners of war detained in the Japanese home islands.

In Hong Kong. A British naval squadron reoccupies the colony.

In Burma. Japanese forces based at Abya surrender to the Allies.

In Canberra. At a meeting of the Australian Advisory War Council, it is decided that the Council should be dissolved immediately after representatives of the Opposition state that the necessity for its existence has disappeared in view of the end of the war.

In Mexico City. The government of Mexico recognises the Spanish Republican government as the legitimate government of Spain.

In Occupied Germany. A proclamation to the German people is signed today formally announcing the establishment of the Allied Control Council and its assumption of supreme authority in Germany.

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The Second Great War.
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2194 Days Of War.
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