8 Sep 1951
  • USS Cassin Young was recommissioned into service with Commander James Denton in command. ww2dbase [Cassin Young | CPC]
United States
  • The Treaty of San Francisco was signed by 48 nations at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California, United States. When it would take effect in the following year, WW2 would finally officially end. ww2dbase [San Francisco Peace Conference | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 8 Sep 1951
Recommissioning ceremony of USS Cassin Young, Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 8 Sep 1951Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida signing the Treaty of San Francisco, California, United States, 8 Sep 1951, photo 1 of 2Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida signing the Treaty of San Francisco, California, United States, 8 Sep 1951, photo 2 of 2

8 Sep 1951 Interactive Map

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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