29 Oct 1945
  • S-18 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [S-18 | CPC]
  • S-40 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [S-40 | CPC]
  • Ellet was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Ellet | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • In Makassar, Celebes, Indonesia, nationalist fighters attacked Dutch forces and took control of a radio station. Australian troops stepped in to intervene, forcing the nationalist fighters out of the radio station after killing many. ww2dbase [Japan's Surrender | Makassar, Celebes | CPC]
  • After a day of relative peace, Communist youths resumed attacks on Indian troops in Surabaya, Java, Indonesian. Indonesian leaders Sukarno, Mohammad Hatta, and Sjarrafudin arrived in the city to begin negotiations between the Indonesian Communists and the British. ww2dbase [Surabaya, Java | CPC]
  • It was decided that the remains of Berthe Albrecht would be re-interned in the crypt of Fort du mont ValĂ©rien in Suresnes, France. ww2dbase [Berthe Albrecht | CPC]
Philippines United States
  • USS Alabama departed San Francisco, California, United States and arrived at San Pedro, which was also in California. ww2dbase [Alabama | San Francisco, California | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 29 Oct 1945
View of the forward turrets of HMS King George V while she was at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 Oct 1945

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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