6 Oct 1945

  • US Marines began to march from Tianjin toward Beiping, China in an attempt to secure the two airfields in that area. They were met with some small arms fire from Communist forces in the countryside. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The Mongolian separatist state of Hulunbuir, in Xing'an and Heilongjiang Provinces of China, announced their desire to merge under the main Mongolian separatist state. ww2dbase [CPC]
French Indochina
  • A meeting with French and Vietnamese delegations was held at the office of Major General Douglas Gracey (who was largely absent from the meeting) in Saigon, Cochinchina, French Indochina. The two sides agreed to release hostages, exchange prisoners, and to jointly look for the bodies of slain OSS Lieutenant Colonel Peter Dewey. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) got underway from Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands for the United States. ww2dbase [Yorktown (Essex-class) | DS]

6 Oct 1945 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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