17 July 1945

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General

Start of Potsdam Conference

Japan

1,500 US Navy and Royal Navy aircraft attack Tokyo. No Japanese fighter opposition is encountered

War at Sea

The Wickes class destroyer USS Bernadou (DD-153) is decommissioned after earning five battle stars during the Second World War, for escorting Convoy ON-67, Operation Torch, the invasion of Sicily, the Salerno landings and escorting Convoy UGS-40

 


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 17 July 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_07_17.html

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