2 Nov 1945
  • Hulbert was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Hulbert | CPC]
  • S-23 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [S-23 | CPC]
  • S-46 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [S-46 | CPC]
Russia
  • Lavrentiy Beria ordered Vsevolod Merkukov, Viktor Abakukov, and Sergei Kruglov to investigate a list of 105 important German prisoners of war for the possibility of placing them on public trial; the three would find that 85 of them could be tried. ww2dbase [Nuremberg Trials and Other Trials Against Germany | CPC]
United States
  • USS Mero completed her shakedown cruise and was placed in a floating drydock for transit down the Mississippi River. ww2dbase [Mero | CPC]
  • USS Shamrock Bay arrived at San Diego, California, United States, bringing back US servicemen from Pacific bases. ww2dbase [Shamrock Bay | San Diego, California | CPC]
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) stood out of San Francisco Bay, California, United States bound for Guam, Mariana Islands on a mission to return of American servicemen to the United States. ww2dbase [Yorktown (Essex-class) | San Francisco, California | DS]
  • USS Kimberly departed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. ww2dbase [Kimberly | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 2 Nov 1945
Incomplete Unryu-class carrier Kasagi, Sasebo Bay, Japan, 2 Nov 1945Soldiers of the Chinese 70th Army at Keelung, Taiwan, circa 2 Nov 1945

2 Nov 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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