19 Dec 1945
  • McFarland was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [McFarland | CPC]
  • Engstrom was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [Engstrom | CPC]
France
  • Free French fighter ace Jean Demozay returning from a trip to London, England, United Kingdom was killed when his aircraft crashed near Buc, France. ww2dbase [Buc, Île-de-France | AC]
Guam
  • I-400 arrived at Guam, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [I-400 | CPC]
  • I-401 arrived at Guam, Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [I-401 | CPC]
  • I-14 arrived at Apra Harbor, Guam at 0911 hours. ww2dbase [I-14 | Apra Harbor | CPC]
Japan
  • Shigeru Yoshida was made a member of the House of Peers of the Japanese Diet. ww2dbase [Shigeru Yoshida | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • The traitor Jon Amery, founder of Heinrich Himmler's British Free Corps, convicted of High Treason, was executed at Wandsworth Prison, London, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [London, England | AC]
Photo(s) dated 19 Dec 1945
Korean Provisional President Kim Gu with other officials at a sporting event, Seoul, Korea, 19 Dec 1945

19 Dec 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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