26 Oct 1945

China
  • Du Yuming was named the commanding officer of the Northeastern Provinces Security Command. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Two days after Chinese 12th Military Region commanding officer Fu Zuoyi accused Chinese Communist forces of raiding Nationalist forces in Shanxi and Suiyuan Provinces, the Communist propaganda organization Xinhua denied all accusations. ww2dbase [CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • British Indian Army Brigadier General A. W. S. Mallaby, tasked with the protection of British interests in Surabaya, Java, Indonesia as well as the safety of European former prisoners of war in the city, negotiated with nationalist fighters. He offered that he would not force the fighters to disarm, and he would limit Indian troops under his command to a 800-meter perimeter of the harbor. ww2dbase [CPC]
Japan United States
  • US President Harry Truman ordered the Philippines to remove collaborators from positions of power and to punish them. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 26 Oct 1945
MAD aircraft convoy patrol coverage diagram, Annex A of Lt. Cmdr. T. OkamotoMAD aircraft typical flight path after making contact with hostile submarine, Annex B of Lt. Cmdr. T. Okamoto

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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