10 Jul 1945
  • U-530 arrived at Mar del Plata, Argentina and surrendered to the Argentineans. ww2dbase [U-530 | CPC]
  • The Americans launched the first of several 1,000-bomber raids against the Japanese home islands. ww2dbase [Bombing of Tokyo and Other Cities | TH]
Germany
  • United Kingdom, United States, and the Soviet Union agreed to include France in the administration of Berlin, Germany. ww2dbase [Germany's Surrender | TH]
Japan Pacific Ocean
  • USS Sea Robin sank Japanese cargo ship Sakishima Maru in the East China Sea, hitting her with all four torpedoes fired. ww2dbase [Sea Robin | CPC]
United States
  • USS Marcus Island departed the west coast of the United States for Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii with troops and aircraft on board. ww2dbase [Marcus Island | CPC]
  • Walter Beyer, a German prisoner of war, was executed by hanging in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States for the murder of fellow prisoner (and a spy for the guards at Camp Tonkawa in Tonkawa, Oklahoma, United States) in Nov 1943. ww2dbase [Camp Tonkawa | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 10 Jul 1945
Secretary of the US Navy James Forrestal shaking hands with Admiral William Halsey, probably at the Navy Department, Washington DC, United States, 10 Jul 1945.Aerial view of Tombstone Ridge area, Okinawa, Japan, 10 Jul 1945Argentinean Navy personnel inspecting captured German submarine U-530, Mar del Plata, Argentina, mid-Jul 1945USS Capitaine, 10 Jul 1945
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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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