16 Nov 1945
  • 88 German rocket scientists were brought into the United States. ww2dbase [CPC]
China
  • Albert Wedemeyer ordered that public saluting for US servicemen in Shanghai, China was no longer required unless on official business. ww2dbase [Albert Wedemeyer | Shanghai | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 16 Nov 1945
USS Wasp (Essex-class) shifting berths at the New York Navy Yard Annex at Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 16 Nov 1945. Wasp had just been fitted out as a troop transport for Operation Magic Carpet.

16 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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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945