30 Nov 1945 French Indochina
  • Hisaichi Terauchi surrendered to Louis Mountbatten in Saigon, French Indochina. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Landing ship No. 153 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu's position with the Japanese Navy was abolished. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) arrived in San Francisco, California, United States with a load of US servicemen. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • The US Naval Dry Docks, Roosevelt Base near Los Angeles, California, United States was renamed Terminal Island Naval Shipyard. ww2dbase [CPC]
Photo(s) dated 30 Nov 1945
Louis Mountbatten accepting the sword of Hisaichi Terauchi, Saigon, French Indochina, 30 Nov 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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