19 May 1945

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Philippines

Japanese resistance in the Ipoh area of Luzon comes to an end

War Crimes

Stalin denies that the Polish representatives who were arrested in Russia were arrested for political reasons. A campaign of disinformation attempts to portray the resistance leaders as pro-fascist.

Yugoslavia

Tito's government claims that Yugoslavia has liberation rights in Trieste

Middle East

Demonstrations take place in Syria and the Lebanon to protest about the return of French troops

War at Sea

German submarines U-312, U-313 and U-318 surrender at Narvik

German submarine U-968 surrenders at Lock Eriboll


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 May 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_05_19.html
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