1st September 1945
- Chinese Civil War: Battle of Dazhongji begins and the Xinghua Campaign ends, Communist victory.
- A temporary government is established in Hong Kong, led by Frank Charles Gimson, the British colonial secretary.
29th August 1945
- Chinese Civil War: Xinghua campaign begins
- United States troops land near Tokyo as part of the Allied Occupation of Japan
- A B-29 Superfortress carrying supplies for POWs in Korea is shot down by Soviet forces
Remembering captivity across Southeast Asia and the Far East during the Second World War