5 Nov 1945
  • The first carrier landing by a jet aircraft took place on the flight deck of USS Wake Island, off San Diego, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Lord Gort stepped down as the High Commissioner of the British Mandate of Palestine. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Du Yuming requested Chiang Kaishek for permission to use force to take Huludao or Yingkou, Liaoning Province, China from communist forces. He would receive the permission and would launch the offensive within days. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • USS Saint Paul departed Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Russia
  • Fleet escort ship F7 was transferred to the Soviet Union. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Vsevolod Merkukov, Viktor Abakukov, and Sergei Kruglov concluded that of a list of 105 important German prisoners of war given to them three days prior, 85 of them could be placed on public trial for war crimes. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Cero arrived at New London, Connecticut, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Camp Concordia in Concordia, Kansas, United States ceased operations. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

5 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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"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945