24 Sep 1945
  • Salmon was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Sea Robin arrived at Galveston, Texas, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Soviet operative Andrei Onishchenko and his team captured Konstantin Volkov, who was in the process of defecting to the United Kingdom, and departed Turkey for Russia. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • USS Preston arrived at San Pedro, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Baya arrived in San Francisco, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • German test pilot Karl Bauer arrived at Wright Field in Ohio, United States. ww2dbase [CPC]
Photo(s) dated 24 Sep 1945
A pile of rubble from a destroyed Buddhist Temple in Nagasaki, Japan, 24 Sep 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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