13 Nov 1945
  • General Charles de Gaulle became the first post-war head of French government. ww2dbase [Charles de Gaulle | TH]
  • Norman Jackson was presented with a Victoria Cross medal by King George VI of the United Kingdom for his brave attempt to put out the fire on his Lancaster bomber's starboard wing during the night of 26-27 Apr 1944. ww2dbase [George VI | CPC]
  • Liu Yuzhang and his troops were landed at Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province, China by ships of the US 7th Fleet. ww2dbase [Liu Yuzhang | Qinhuangdao, Hubei | CPC]
United States
  • U-977 arrived at Boston, Massachusetts, United States by tow. ww2dbase [U-977 | Boston, Massachusetts | CPC]
  • USS Sterlet departed San Diego, California, United States. ww2dbase [Sterlet | San Diego, California | CPC]
  • USS Ranger departed Pensacola, Florida bound for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ww2dbase [Ranger | Pensacola, Florida | DS]
  • S-43 was stricken from the US Naval Vessel Register. ww2dbase [S-43 | CPC]
  • USS St. Louis departed San Francisco bound for Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands as part of Operation Magic Carpet. St. Louis was to pick up as many US personnel as the ship could accommodate for return to the United States. ww2dbase [St. Louis | San Francisco, California | DS]

13 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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