31 Jan 1941

French Indochina
  • The cease fire ending the Franco-Thai War was signed aboard Japanese cruiser Natori at Saigon, French Indochina, effective 28 Jan 1941. ww2dbase [Franco-Thai War | Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC, AC]
28 Jul 1942

French Indochina
30 Jul 1942

French Indochina
9 Aug 1942

French Indochina
21 Oct 1943

French Indochina
22 Oct 1943

French Indochina
22 Feb 1944

French Indochina
12 Jan 1945

French Indochina
13 Jan 1945

French Indochina
19 Apr 1945

French Indochina
  • American B-24 bombers attacked Japanese shipping off Saigon, Indochina. ww2dbase [Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]
25 Apr 1945

French Indochina
  • USAAF B-24 bombers attacked Japanese shipping at Saigon, Indochina, sinking one transport. ww2dbase [Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]
28 Apr 1945

French Indochina
  • American bombers attacked Japanese shipping at Saigon, Indochina, sinking 1 tanker and 6 other vessels. ww2dbase [Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]
19 Jul 1945

French Indochina
  • USS Bugara fired 9 torpedoes at a Japanese convoy south of Saigon, Indochina. All torpedoes missed. ww2dbase [Bugara | Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]
9 Aug 1945

French Indochina
  • Sukarno, Mohammad Hatta, and Radjiman Wediodiningrat flew to Saigon, Cochinchina, French Indochina to meet with Field Marshal Terauchi Hisaichi. Sukarno was made the head of the Indonesian independence committee. ww2dbase [Hisaichi Terauchi | Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]
14 Aug 1945

French Indochina
  • In Saigon, Cochinchina, French Indochina, a demonstration of more than 50,000 people protested against th potential return of the French. A National United Front was declared during the demonstration. ww2dbase [Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]
16 Aug 1945

French Indochina
  • Former Japanese officials in Saigon, Cochinchina, French Indochina began handing over their offices to leaders of the Vietnamese National United Front. ww2dbase [Saigon, Cochinchine | CPC]

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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