September 6, 1945
Today in World War II Pacific History
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THURSDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER 1945
5th AF: Lost are B-25D "Shifless Skonk" 41-30765 (MIA) and C-47A "Sure Skin" 42-23860 (MIA).
RAN: The Japanese surrendered all remaining Japanese forces in New Guinea, New Britain and the Solomon Islands. The ceremony took place aboard HMS Glory (R62). Representing the Japanese was Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) General Hitoshi Imamura, Commander 8th Army Area and Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) Vice Admiral Jinichi Kusaka commander South East Area Fleet.