Diary for Sunday, July 29, 1945:
Pacific: Cruiser Indianapolis, sailing unescorted after delivering atomic bomb components to Tinian island, is sunk by Japanese submarine I-58. Ship not missed for several days and only 316 out of 1,196 are rescued by August 8.
US battleships and King George V bombard Hamamatsu, south of Tokyo.
Britain: 8th Army disbanded.