4 Feb 1942

Korea
5 Feb 1942

Korea
17 Sep 1945

Korea
  • US Army took control of the Japanese Army base in Busan (Pusan), Korea and soon renamed it Camp Hialeah. ww2dbase [Busan Base | Busan, Gyeongsangnam | CPC]
28 Mar 1946

Korea
  • Allied repatriation ship Hikawa Maru arrived at Busan, Korea and embarked Japanese personnel. She departed later on the same day. ww2dbase [Hikawa Maru | Busan, Gyeongsangnam | CPC]
9 Jan 1952

Korea
10 Jan 1952

Korea
26 Feb 1952

Korea
  • USS Wisconsin hosted Korean Chief of Naval Operations Vice Admiral Shon, US Ambassador J. J. Muccio, and British Royal Navy Rear Admiral Scott-Montcrief off Busan, Korea. ww2dbase [Wisconsin | Busan, Gyeongsangnam | 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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