15 Nov 1945
  • Captain Edmund Wooldridge stepped down as the commanding officer of USS New Jersey. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Seal was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • US, Britain, and Canada called for a UN Atomic Energy Commission. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) arrived in Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
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  • Captain Arnold H. Newcomb was name the commanding officer of USS New Mexico at Boston, Massachusetts, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS San Diego exited drydock No. 2 at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
  • USS Portland departed Boston, Massachusetts, United States bound for Le Havre, France as part of Operation Magic Carpet to bring US troops home. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • USS Permit was decommissioned from service at Boston Naval Shipyard. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Wasp departed New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 15 Nov 1945
Warped staircase at the Asano Library in Hiroshima, Japan, 15 Nov 1945

15 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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