28 Sep 1945
  • US Coast Guard Lieutenant (jg) John Murchison relieved G. E. Oliver as the commanding officer of US Army ship FS-390. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • In Kandy, Ceylon, Louis Mountbatten ordered British troops en route to Indonesia to be limited to key areas, thus avoiding the Indonesian-Dutch political tensions. ww2dbase [Louis Mountbatten | Kandy | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Rioting took place in Indonesia against the Dutch. ww2dbase [CPC]
French Indochina
  • Chinese General Lu Han accepted the surrender of Japanese 38th Army at Hanoi, French Indochina. The French delegation boycotted the ceremony due to the Chinese-Vietnamese joint attempt to place the French delegation far from the main ceremonies during the planning process. ww2dbase [Japan's Surrender | Lu Han | Hanoi, Tonkin | CPC]
  • George Patton was summoned to Frankfurt, Germany by Dwight Eisenhower, who scolded him for repeatedly stirring up controversies and transferred him to the US 15th Army in the rear, which was tasked with compiling a history of the European War. ww2dbase [George Patton | Frankfurt | CPC]
Japan United States
  • R-14 was sold to Rossoff Brothers of New York, New York, United States for scrapping. ww2dbase [R-14 | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Sep 1945
San Francisco off Korea, 28 Sep 1945; note SOC aircraft on catapultsJapanese tank crew bringing a Type 95 Ha-Go light tank to men of Australian 2/4 Armoured Regiment after surrendering Rapopo Airfield, New Britain, Solomon Islands, 28 Sep 1945Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945Tokyo, Japan in ruins, 28 Sep 1945
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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