Diary September 6, 1945

HMS Glory
HMS Glory as completed in spring 1945. She was one of four British light fleet carriers completed in time to deploy to the Far East. Arriving there too late to take part in active combat, Glory moved to New Guinea to accept the surrender of Japanese forces there.
Diary for Thursday, September 6, 1945:

Southwest Pacific

Unconditional surrender of strong Japanese forces in Southwest Pacific signed aboard British carrier Glory off Rabaul.

Occupied countries

Germany: Eisenhower lifts Press censorship.

Home Fronts

USA: Vice-Admiral John S. McCain, ex-commander of US Navy’s TF 58, dies of heart attack; aged 61.

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