26 Dec 1945

  • Chen Shaokuan was relieved of his duty as the supreme command of the Chinese Navy. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Marshall Islands
  • I-14 arrived at Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) arrived in Manila, Philippines. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
United Kingdom
  • British Admiral of the Fleet Roger Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes, who had been the first Chief of Combined Operation between 1940 and 1941, died at his home in Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [AC]
United States
  • USS Sunfish was decommissioned from service at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]

26 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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