23 Oct 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • In the Dutch East Indies/Indonesia, Lieutenant Governor Hubertus van Mook, who previously held a superior attitude over Indonesian colonial subjects, met with Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta for the first time in an attempt to seek peace between the two sides. The meeting was against the wishes of the Dutch government. ww2dbase [CPC]
French Indochina
  • Under Chinese pressure to allow non-Communist representation in his government, Ho Chi Minh brokered a deal between the Viet Minh and Vietnamese Revolutionary Alliance (Dong Minh Hoi). Within the next two months, Ho would make similar friendly moves with the Vietnamese Nationalist Party (VNQDD). The various parties would quarrel once again before long, however. ww2dbase [Tonkin | CPC]
  • Casablanca-class escort carrier USS Sargent Bay departed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii bound for Alameda, San Francisco Bay, California. ww2dbase [Sargent Bay | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | DS]
United States
  • Farragut was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Farragut | CPC]
  • USS Missouri arrived at New York, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Missouri | New York | CPC]
  • USS Whale arrived at Boston, Massachusetts, United States. ww2dbase [Whale | Boston, Massachusetts | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 23 Oct 1945
USS Anzio in San Francisco Bay, California, United States, 23 Oct 1945

23 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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