26 Dec 1945

  • Chen Shaokuan was relieved of his duty as the supreme command of the Chinese Navy. ww2dbase [Chen Shaokuan | CPC]
  • Escort carrier USS Bogue departed Yokosuka bound for Alameda, California. ww2dbase [Bogue | Yokosuka | DS]
Marshall Islands
  • I-14 arrived at Kwajalein, Marshall Islands. ww2dbase [I-14 | Kwajalein | CPC]
Philippines 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 [Tingewick, England | AC]
United States

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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