29 August 1945

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Japan

Troops from the US 11th Airborne Division land at Atsugi Airfield, close to Tokyo, while Allied warships enter Tokyo Bay

Far East

The Soviets announce that they have captured 513,000 Japanese prisoners including 81 general in Manchuria


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 29 August 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_08_29.html
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